Democrats say Trump is siding with liberal democracy by intervening in Venezuela, but politics of Maduro opponents suggest otherwise.
A CNN “exclusive” report from inside Venezuela aired multiple times on the network on January 28. It is a prime example of how influential media outlets in the U.S. effectively create propaganda for the opposition, which now is receiving funds from President Donald Trump’s administration. For the four-minute report, CNN
As President Donald Trump’s administration backed the overthrow of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, Democratic senators and representatives in Congress were largely silent. Some influential Democrats sided with Trump and expressed support for Juan Guaido, the right-wing opposition figure who declared himself interim president of Venezuela on January 23. But
President Trump recognized right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president, backing regime change against Nicolas Maduro.
As slow-motion coup by right-wing opposition unfolds in Venezuela against President Maduro, President Donald Trump’s administration backs regime change.
President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in Venezuela, but the outcome did not matter to the United States and other countries that labeled them “illegitimate.”
US-backed opposition in Venezuela foments deadly violence as it refuses to participate in democratic processes supported by Nicolas Maduro’s government.
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome journalists Abby Martin and Michael Prysner to the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast. They recently took a trip to Venezuela and both have faced threats from parts of the right-wing opposition in the country for their reporting. Martin and Michael produce the weekly show,
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