Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was taking a few days off last week when the U.S. sanctioned 13 Venezuelan officials ahead of a Sunday election widely seen as fraudulent.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was taking a few days off last week when the U.S. sanctioned 13 Venezuelan officials ahead of a Sunday election widely seen as fraudulent. Jacquelyn Martin AP
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was taking a few days off last week when the U.S. sanctioned 13 Venezuelan officials ahead of a Sunday election widely seen as fraudulent. Jacquelyn Martin AP

U.S. diplomat avoids calling Venezuelan election ‘illegitimate’ even as fraud evidence grows

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  • Trump at UN: We are prepared to take further action if the government of Venezuela persists

    "The Venezuelan people are starving and their country is collapsing," President Donald Trump stated before the United Nations on Sept. 19, 2017. He later called on other countries to do more to address the crisis in Venezuela under the dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro which "has inflicted terrible misery and suffering on the good people of that country."