WASHINGTON, DC – Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) signaled Thursday that resolving the ongoing humanitarian and political crisis in Venezuela remains a “personal priority” for the Trump administration.
He made the remarks during a roundtable discussion with Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL). Rubio confirmed he had had “three separate discussions in person with the President” on confronting the regime of dictator Nicolás Maduro, as well as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.
“We’re grateful to the president and to this administration for their strong commitment to this cause, as we saw earlier this week that they implemented additional sanctions. The president from his earliest days in office has proven this time and again by taking important action,” Rubio said… read more