Pence: U.S. stands strong with people of Venezuela

In a speech at the State Department, Vice President Pence said the administration has imposed new sanctions on the government of President Nicolas Maduro and has spoken with Juan Guaido, the leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly.
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In a speech at the State Department, Vice President Pence said the administration has imposed new sanctions on the government of President Nicolas Maduro and has spoken with Juan Guaido, the leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly.

Franco Ordoñez is a White House correspondent for the McClatchy Washington Bureau with a focus on immigration and foreign affairs. He previously covered Latin American affairs for the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. He moved to Washington in 2011 after six years at the Charlotte Observer covering immigration and working on investigative projects for The Charlotte Observer.