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“The exiles told the attorney general that court packing was a key component of the totalitarian takeover of Venezuela and has led to the imprisonment and torture of those speaking out against political corruption. President Biden’s Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, which will explore adding justices to SCOTUS, is scheduled to hold an inaugural meeting online Wednesday,” Moody’s office noted.
Rubio’s resolution also recognizes “Interim President Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s leader in the absence of a democratically elected president in the nation and reiterates the lack of legitimacy of the Maduro regime’s National Constituent Assembly.”
Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--backed U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz’s, R-Fla., proposal to end government contracts with businesses working with the Maduro regime.
Florida Delegation Backs Michael Waltz’s Bill Ending Federal Contacts for Businesses Tied to Maduro...
On Thursday, the Florida delegation in the U.S. House rallied behind U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz’s, R-Fla., proposal to end government contracts with businesses working with the Maduro regime. Waltz’s “Banning Operations and Leases with Illegitimate...
The measure cleared the U.S. House in 2019 but did not pass the U.S. Senate. In recent years, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--have pushed the Trump administration to offer Venezuelans fleeing the Maduro regime TPS.
Supporters of the Maduro regime took two-thirds of the seats in the National Assembly as only 31 percent of Venezuelan voters cast ballots.
Scott appeared on a phone call with the media on Monday, saying there was going to be a “real contrast” between Trump and the Democratic ticket on economic issues and going over the president’s record.
With a presidential election looming in November, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is turning up the heat against some top Democrats including that party’s presumptive presidential candidate.
Scott wants the agencies to look into the services to be performed and the source of the money paid to Amsterdam & Partners to determine if it violates the sanctions imposed against the Maduro regime and whether there is any effort to circumvent FARA regulations.
“Rosneft Trading S.A. and its president brokered the sale and transport of Venezuelan crude oil,” said U.S. Sec. Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday. “The United States is determined to prevent the looting of Venezuela’s oil assets by the corrupt Maduro regime.”
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in on Tuesday after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, praising the White House for its support of Interim President Juan Guaidó, who the U.S. recognizes as Venezuela’s leader.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and leads the U.S. Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, met with Guaidó. Rubio’s office noted the senator’s continued support of Guaidó.