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What Jeff Greene said, and when, about his Cuba yacht trip



PolitifactFloridaLogo copy Jeff Greene says one of his political idols was the first U.S. senator he remembers growing up in Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy. Well, like Kennedy, Greene's got a Cuba problem.

The billionaire candidate running as a Democrat for U.S. Senate got in trouble on Aug. 1, 2010, when he was forced to answer questions about why his 145-foot-yacht Summerwind docked in a Havana marina in 2007.

Knowing that Cuba travel is a delicate issue in South Florida Cuban American communities, PolitiFact Florida decided to review Greene's statements on the matter. (Check out their analysis here.)

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:16am]


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