Mike Pence speaks in West Miami after Little Havana 'cafecito'

Pence to Cubans in Miami: Donald Trump will stand against oppression

MIAMI – While holding a paper cup with "Café Cubano" on Friday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, shook hands. And he posed for pictures at Versailles, the Miami restaurant where Cuban exiles have gathered to plot against Fidel Castro for decades. 

After standing in front of the Little Havana's famous "cafecito" counter, The Republican vice presidential candidate and Karen Pence, his wife, paid in cash. 

He shared the photos on Twitter on Friday night before speaking at the Renaissance Ballroom, 5910 SW 8th St., where many Cuban girls have celebrated their "Quinces" in West Miami. 

"America must stand for the freedom of the people of Cuba," Pence said. He added, Trump "will stand with freedom loving Cubans against Communist oppression."

The Republican presidential candidate has promised to disband President Barack Obama's embargo-defiant move to normalize relations with the Communist island.  

Pence was headed for Wisconsin, where he will be campaigning with House Speaker Paul Ryan, who continued to support Trump despite having said he was "weak and ineffective." 

Trump will be in Sarasota, Fla., Monday morning. Pence plans to be with Trump on Monday night's election eve rally in New Hampshire. 

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