More airports cleared for Cuba flights

Obama has been criticized for allowing travel to the island by Cuban-American lawmakers like Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioCoulter: Trump's 'softening' on immigration remark a panic move Poll: Trump holds narrow lead over Clinton in Florida Clinton enjoying edge over Trump in Silicon Valley MORE (R-Fla.) and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.).

Rubio and Sen. Bob MenendezRobert MenendezPuerto Rico task force asks for help in charting island's economic course Tim Kaine backs call to boost funding for Israeli missile defense GMO labeling bill advances in the Senate over Dem objections MORE (D-N.J.) tried to derail the travel expansion by adding an amendment to the appropriations bill for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that would prevent direct flights to "state sponsors of terrorism," but the measure was not heard.