Over in the U.S. Senate, Florida’s two senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--are working with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on the resolution “reaffirming the United States’ commitment to Colombia." Rubio praised that nation as “America’s strongest ally in the Western Hemisphere.”
More than 20 protesters in Colombia have been killed by the police.
Florida Congressional Republicans Call on Senate Committee to Press Biden Appointees on Cuba, Venezuela
On Saturday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., and new U.S. Reps. Carlo Gimenez, R-Fla., and Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the incoming chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the current chairman and slated to remain the top Republican on it, on the matter.
On Monday, Pompeo addressed the media and said the U.S. continues to back Guaidó, thanking him “for joining a huge group of countries today who’s working on fighting terrorism all around the world, including in Venezuela.”
On Friday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr urging him to establish a special unit to investigate and prosecute crimes committed by Nicolás Maduro and his regime controlling Venezuela.
In the letter, Rubio pointed to the Maduro regime’s ties to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the National Liberation Army (ELN), and the Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) and Hizballah.