"We're building a relationship between the government and the people here," he said after voting for members of Cuba's next National Assembly. "The lives of those who will be elected have to be focused on relating to the people, listening to the people, investigating their problems and encouraging debate."
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) "had the forecasts for the next foreseeable future — 10 years — of less than 2 percent growth," Mr. Diaz-Balart said. "That's where we were headed. That was the new normal. And I think a lot of people may have, kind of, given up. But look what happens when you cut regulation, you lower taxes, you free up the American people, good things happen."