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On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, joined with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., the top Democrat on the subcommittee, wrote to the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres urging him to support the people of Venezuela and the return of democratic order in Venezuela amid efforts by the Maduro regime to hold fraudulent elections this December.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, both of whom serves on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sent a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo expressing their growing concern about the Cuban regime’s forced labor scheme impacting doctors and other medical personnel.
Members of the Florida delegation weighed in on the U.S. State Department’s new effort to help Venezuela transition to democracy and remove the Maduro regime.
An attorney from South Florida, Trujillo first ran for the state House back in 2010 in a seat representing parts of Miami-Dade County. The White House announced Trujillo was nominated for the OAS position back in 2017 and he resigned from the Florida House in 2018 after being confirmed to the post on a voice vote.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, threw his support behind a former rival’s resolution supporting the Nicaraguan people against the Ortega 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.
Earlier in the week, Rubio and other members of Florida delegation weighed in to support Guaidó and opposition to the Maduro regime this week after the Venezuelan regime’s attempts to keep its opponents out of the National Assembly.
“Today’s assault by the despotic Maduro regime and his mercenaries is yet another move to undermine the only democratic body left in Venezuela, the National Assembly,” said Rubio on Sunday.