Obama Not Sending Presidential Delegation to Fidel Castro's Memorial Service, but 2 US Officials to Attend

Obama Not Sending Presidential Delegation to Fidel Castro's Memorial Service, but 2 US Officials to AttendPresident Barack Obama is not sending a presidential delegation to former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s memorial service Tuesday evening, but two senior administration officials will attend the remembrance, according to the White House. “The president has decided not to send a presidential delegation to attend the memorial service today,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters. Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes and Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the top U.S. diplomat to Cuba, will attend the service.

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