President Trump tweeted Friday evening that his Cuban-American friends "are very happy" with his newly unveiled policy on Cuba.
“Back from Miami where my Cuban/American friends are very happy with what I signed today,” the president tweeted upon his return from Florida to unveil the policy.
“Another campaign promise that I did not forget!”
Back from Miami where my Cuban/American friends are very happy with what I signed today. Another campaign promise that I did not forget!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 17, 2017
Trump announced his policy in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood. It aims to roll back certain Obama-era mandates that were focused on normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
The new restrictions are aimed at tightening travel rules and stemming funds directed toward the Cuban military, though Trump plans to leave in place several policies from under Obama.
Friday's announcement came after the administration weighed severing diplomatic relations with the island nation before deciding on narrower changes to Obama's policy, according to documents obtained by The Hill.