A Citgo refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas. Citgo has spent $1.3 million on lobbyists since Donald Trump’s election as its parent company in Venezuela, PDVSA, struggles with production amid internal instability.
A Citgo refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas. Citgo has spent $1.3 million on lobbyists since Donald Trump’s election as its parent company in Venezuela, PDVSA, struggles with production amid internal instability. Eddie Seal Bloomberg News
A Citgo refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas. Citgo has spent $1.3 million on lobbyists since Donald Trump’s election as its parent company in Venezuela, PDVSA, struggles with production amid internal instability. Eddie Seal Bloomberg News

As chaos envelops Venezuela, Caracas spends millions on lobbyists in Washington

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