US Senate to Hold Hearings on Venezuela

Sanctions Bill Co-Author Senator Marco Rubio Calls for More Sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, Chairman of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, has announced that the Senate will hold hearings on the situation in Venezuela on Tuesday, March 17.

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Obama Declares Venezuela a Threat to National Security

U.S. President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order against Venezuela Monday aimed at interfering in the country’s sovereignty by declaring a national emergency based on arguments claiming that the South American nation is a threat to national security because of alleged human rights violations and widespread corruption.

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Republicans Warn Iran Against Nuclear Deal With Obama

WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) - Republican senators warned Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal made with U.S. President Barack Obama could last only as long as he remains in office, in an unusual intervention into U.S. foreign policy-making.

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