President Trump’s act of strength in Venezuela shows America’s commitment to freedom | Opinion

That has wide-ranging implications, because Maduro’s regime relies on the illicit cash from that trade to perpetrate countless crimes against the people of Venezuela. More than one-fifth of Venezuela’s citizens are literally starving due to the corruption and economic mismanagement of the socialist government, which continues to use violence against dissidents and demonstrators, murdering, injuring, and detaining thousands of innocent people.