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The White House Is Considering Sanctions Against Venezuela

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Socialists don’t really care what restrictions you place on them as long as they stay in power over the people that their policies have rendered defenseless.

The White House is currently contemplating whether or not to impose sanctions on the Socialist regime currently in charge of the persecuted people of Venezuela.

“The message is we will continue to ratchet up the pressure until the Maduro regime is removed and Democracy is returned to Venezuela,” a senior administration official told the McClatchy DC Bureau.

According to McClatchy:

The White House, National Security Council, State Department, and Treasury Department among other agencies are studying and talking with advisers about a range of options to help drive President Nicolas Maduro from office. That includes a full embargo, prohibiting any Venezuelan oil being sold in the United States, or blocking sale of oil related products to Venezuela, according to U.S. administration officials and advisers.

The administration is also considering sanctions against Diosdado Cabello, who is seen as Venezuela's second most powerful leader and head of the ruling socialist party, noting that Canada has already sanctioned the former military chief for human rights violations.

Should the possible embargo against Venezuela be approved by the Trump administration, it would have possible ramifications for the upcoming “planned April elections” — which some have already called “illegitimate.”

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called Venezuela’s last election in 2017 a “sham election.”

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