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Trying to promote business between the two nations Senator Patrick Leahy met with Cuban entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C.
President Trump's administration is working to issue new restrictions on trade and travel with Cuba.
Representatives from the island nation are in the nation's capitol trying to spot that.
Some business owners say they've already felt the impact of the Trump administration's plans.
Celia Mendoza, a Cuban business owner says "we've had around nine cancelations of groups that were coming to Cuba that had schedules accommodations, itineraries, restaurant reservations and they decided to cancel their trips last moment."
The Engage Cuba coalition tweeted pictures Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy meeting with people from the island nation.