Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday boosted hopes that President Obama will visit Cuba before his term is up, telling an audience of Cuban and foreign reporters: “I’d be surprised if he didn’t visit.”

“This is a major legacy item for President Obama,” McAuliffe (D) said, wrapping up a trade mission that highlighted Virginia’s decade-long trading history with the communist nation as well as the recent U.S.-Cuban detente. “I believe the president should come and will come visit Cuba.”

The White House has said such a trip is under active consideration, but it is by no means certain...

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