Trump embraced the rhetoric of the Cold War, promising to topple Nicolás Maduro and “socialists” all across the Western Hemisphere.
The Venezuelan people desperately need humanitarian aid. The U.S. & other countries are trying to help, but #Venezuela’s military under Maduro's orders is blocking aid with trucks and shipping tankers. The Maduro regime must LET THE AID REACH THE STARVING PEOPLE. #EstamosUnidosVE pic.twitter.com/L4ysYJaM6H
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) February 6, 2019
The obvious reaction to this – ironic that the US would ask other countries to give refuge to Venezuelans when its own refugee policy has been so restrictive – is yet another example of how the Trump admin’s immigration policies conflict w its stated foreign policy priorities https://t.co/u2Ug8z8aaV
— Yeganeh Torbati (@yjtorbati) February 18, 2019