Nicolás Maduro Says U.S. Is Trying To Kill Him

posted by Bill Strange - 

The president of Venezuela is accusing the White House of trying to assassinate him.  Nicolás Maduro did not provide any evidence in a televised broadcast Thursday night but claimed the White House asked the government in neighboring Colombia to kill him.  A White House spokesperson said U.S. goals in Venezuela remain the same, for a peaceful return to democracy.  President Trump has been highlighting the difficulties in Venezuela in his campaign speeches.  Nearly 2,000,000 of its citizens have fled the oil-rich nation because of food and medicine shortages, hyperinflation and violent crimes.  Maduro reassured his supporters that the U.S. assassins will not touch a single hair on his head.

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