Trump Hits Maduro Regime With New Financial Sanctions

Politics | Will Racke
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro talks to the media during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Marco Bello

‘Deny the Maduro dictatorship a critical source of financing’

Venezuelans In Exile Lobby Trump

Opinion | Bruce Majors
Demonstrators clash with riot security forces while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins - RTX3DCOA

The country’s dictator, Nicolas Maduro, has taken over the judicial branch.

Latin American Leaders Close Ranks Around Venezuela After Trump's Talk Of Military Action

World | Will Racke
DECEMBER 03: President of Bolivia Evo Morales (L) greets Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at a memorial tribute for former President of Cuba Fidel Castro at the Antonio Maceo Revoloution Square before his burial tomorow on December 3, 2016 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Mr. Castro died on November 25th at the age of 90 and the country is in the midst of a 9 day mourning period that lasts until his funeral on Sunday in Santiago de Cuba at the CementerioÊSanta Ifigenia. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Military intervention shouldn’t even be considered’

EXCLUSIVE: McMaster Retains Obama Holdovers Who Led Initiatives At Odds With Trump

Investigative Group | Richard Pollock and Ethan Barton
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens during a daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House July 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro after the passing of a legislation that will further consolidate his power. Alex Wong/Getty Images.

‘The problem is…’

Pence Says Venezuela's Collapse Would Threaten US National Security

National Security | Will Racke
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: (AFP OUT) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence introduces President Trump to make a statement on health care at The White House on July 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chris Kleponis - Pool/Getty Images)

‘We will not stand by’

Trump Refuses Call From Venezuelan Dictator

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Demonstrators clash with riot security forces while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins - RTX3DCOA

Until ‘Democracy Is Restored In That Country’

Trump Won't 'Rule Out' Military Action Against Venezuela

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump's golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey U.S. August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Something that we could pursue’

Desperate For Cash, Venezuela Gives Putin Control Of Oil Assets

World | Will Racke
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro during a meeting on the sidelines of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) summit in Tehran on November 23, 2015. PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/ALEXEI DRUZHININ

‘They know this is a weak government’

Maduro Asks For UN Meeting With Trump As Venezuela Crumbles

World | Will Racke
Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela, addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on September 29, 2015 in New York City. World leaders gathered for the 70th annual UN General Assembly meeting. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand.’

Venezuela's Economy Is So Bad, Citizens Can't Afford A $0.001 Ice Cream Cone

World | Will Racke
Anti-government activists protest in Venezuela's third city, Valencia, on August 6, 2017, a day after a new assembly with supreme powers and loyal to President Nicolas Maduro started functioning in the country. In the video posted online earlier, allegedly at an army base used by the National Bolivarian Armed Forces in Valencia, a man presenting himself as an army captain declared a "legitimate rebellion... to reject the murderous tyranny of Nicolas Maduro" and demanded a transitional government and "free elections." After the video surfaced, military chiefs said troops had put down the "terrorist" attack. PHOTO: Getty Images/Ronaldo SCHEMIDT

The wages of ‘Bolivarian’ socialism

Bad Old Days: Venezuela Slides To Civil War As Trump Ratchets Up Pressure

World | Will Racke
In the video posted online earlier, allegedly at an army base used by the National Bolivarian Armed Forces in Valencia, a man presenting himself as an army captain declared a "legitimate rebellion... to reject the murderous tyranny of Nicolas Maduro" and demanded a transitional government and "free elections." After the video surfaced, military chiefs said troops had put down the "terrorist" attack. PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/Ronaldo SCHEMIDT)

‘Breakdown of the rule of law’

Venezuelans Worldwide Vote Against Maduro's Power Grab

Opinion | Gabriel Gasave & Carl Close
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attends a military parade to celebrate the 206th anniversary of Venezuela's independence in Caracas, Venezuela July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Marco Bello

A dictator’s power grab could determine the fate of millions.

'Maduro Is A Dictator' -- Venezuelan President Sanctioned Over Illegitimate Election

World | Jack Crowe
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attends a military parade to celebrate the 206th anniversary of Venezuela's independence in Caracas, Venezuela July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Marco Bello

‘Disregards the will of the Venezuelan people’

Trump Throws Down The Gauntlet -- Sanctions 13 Venezuelan Gov. Officials

World | Alex Pfeiffer
Getty Images/Reuters Pictures

‘The United States will not ignore the Maduro regime’s ongoing efforts to undermine democracy, freedom, and the rule of law’

Chavez Booster Gets Lifetime Achievement Award In Wisconsin

Education | David Krayden

‘Venezuela is a country sunk in misery…’