Rep. Illhan Omar (D-MN) on Wednesday, argued that United States sanctions and policies is the reasoning behind Venezuela’s socialist collapse under dictator Nicolas Maduro. The Democratic representative described American policies as “bullying,” and the catalyst for the armed violence which spread across Venezuela... Via the Daily Wire.
“You know, I mean, a lot of the policies that we have put in place has kind of helped lead the devastation in Venezuela,” Omar said while on the progressive show “Democracy Now!” “We’ve sort of set the stage for where we’re arriving today.”
“This particular bullying and the use of sanctions to eventually intervene and make regime change really does not help the people of countries like Venezuela, and it certainly does not help and is not in the interest of the United States,” Omar said.
Venezuela is currently experiencing its worst economic, political, and humanitarian crisis in nation history. Socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro lost his “legal mandidate” of Venezuela back in January, technically stripping him of the ability to run the country. The current acting interim president of Venezuela is Juan Guaido.
Venezuela’s escalading deterioration has spawned from nearly two long decades of socialist rule...
According to Breitbart News, protests against the former dictator, Nicolas Maduro, lasted for months wthin Venezuela. As of now, Interim President Juan Guaido continues to fight for control of the country, and their citizens. Specifically calling for military uprisings against dictator Maduro for months on end, calling the operation, “Operacion Liberad.”
Most Western nations have backed and encouraged Juan Guaido and his mission, declaring him a legitimate leader of Venezuela. Although many people have showed their backing for Guaido, Rep. Omar has denounced any type of international support, labeling it as a “coup” for Guaido’s “far-right” party. Via the Daily Caller.
Rep. Ilhan Omar has condemned the U.S. use of sanctions and different policies against Venezuela as “bullying” tactics...But yet she continues to show support for the sanctioning and downfall of Israel. Showing multiple examples of blatant anti-Semitism operating as a U.S. representative.
Omar, along with Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, became the United States first Muslim congresswomen after being sworn into office back in January. During their short time as U.S. representatives, both women have surrounded themselves with clouds of anti-Semitism, while displaying constant accounts of anti-American behavior.