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GOP congressman claims Russia has nukes in Venezuela

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart says if the Maduro regime survives, it could be an open door for the Russians and Chinese to affect U.S. national security.    ...

GOP congressman claims Russia has nukes in Venezuela

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The U.S. Claims Russia Is Testing Nukes Again The United States government today claimed Russia is “probably not” adhering to a global ban on nuclear weapons testing and is likely testing nuclear weapons in secret. The explosive accusation was ma...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nukes, Venezuela in ‘long and very good’ talk President Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin had a “very productive talk” over the phone Friday while discussing nuclear and trade agreements. The two world leaders also discussed the...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Congressman claims he was indicted for backing Trump A California congressman charged with using campaign donations to fund personal expenses and extramarital affairs claims he was targeted by liberal prosecutors for supporting Donald Trump for presiden...
21:48, 06/25/2019

GOP congressman introduces 'Investigate the Investigators' bill to find out how Russia 'witch hunt' began A House Republican lawmaker said Tuesday he plans to introduce a bill called the Investigate the Investigators Act, arguing that the Mueller probe turned up a "big, fat goose egg."...
16:24, 05/28/2019

Venezuela: New protests as Maduro claims victory Acting President Nicolas Maduro has praised "loyal and obedient" troops for stopping an uprising orchestrated by the "coup-mongering far-right." Violent clashes have broken out between opposing factio...
00:36, 05/02/2019

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
23:36, 06/27/2019

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Trump downplaying Moscow’s role in the crisis on the h...
18:36, 05/05/2019

Russia, Venezuela seek strategy to sideline US Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is meeting his Venezuelan counterpart for talks in Moscow. Russia has doubled down on its support for Venezuela's President Nicola Maduro, who the US says should...
16:12, 05/05/2019

Russia's Lavrov says Venezuela dialogue should have 'no preconditions' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday a dialogue to resolve Venezuela's political crisis should have "no preconditions," as he visited the small South American country of Suriname at...
23:24, 07/27/2019

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
19:48, 06/04/2019

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Venezuela's Maduro may visit Russia next month: RIA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro may visit the Russian city of St Petersburg next month to attend an economic forum there, Russia's RIA news agency cited Venezuela's foreign minister as saying on M...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s support for Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has become the latest flashpoint in deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, movi...
06:48, 05/03/2019

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nat...
02:24, 06/04/2019

Pompeo warns Russia against 'messing around with Venezuela' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are scheduled to meet to discuss, among other things, th...
17:36, 05/05/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from lea...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to cling to power despite an ongoing humanitarian cr...
22:36, 06/03/2019

US: Russia convinced Maduro to stay in Venezuela US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Maduro was ready to go into exile in Cuba but was persuaded by Russia to stay. President Donald Trump has called on Cuba to immediately cease its military su...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes over Venezuela’s political turmoil and other i...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil challenges Russia, China on Venezuela crisis Brazil’s foreign minister plunged immediately into the divisive question of Venezuela on Friday, urging his counterparts from BRICS nations Russia, China, India and South Africa to hear Venezuelans’ ”...
02:24, 07/27/2019

Russia not planning to send more military specialists to Venezuela: RIA Moscow does not plan to send more Russian military specialists to Venezuela, RIA news agency quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov as saying on Thursday....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist Pre...
01:48, 06/04/2019

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
06:00, 06/18/2019

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and military cooperation continues, Interfax news agen...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims victory over 'deranged' coup attempt President blames Trump imperialists and ‘coup-mongering far right’ as rival Juan Guaidó calls for more protestsNicolás Maduro claimed his troops have thwarted a botched attempt to topple him mastermin...
19:12, 05/01/2019

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
21:12, 06/02/2019

BRICS considers ways to help resolve Venezuela's crisis: Russia The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela, Russian Deputy Finance Minister S...
17:48, 06/29/2019

Russia put nuclear missiles in Venezuela, Rep. Diaz-Balart suggests Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” and made a case for backing opposition to disputed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and suggested that Russia had installed nucl...
07:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Trump appears at odds with aides over Russia’s role in Venezuela WASHINGTON – President Trump spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and said Putin was “not looking” to get involved in Venezuela, days after America’s top diplomat blame...
00:36, 05/04/2019

Russia to help beef up Venezuela's armed forces: RIA cites official Russia plans to take steps to strengthen Venezuela's armed forces, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday....
13:00, 07/05/2019

Thousands begin protest against Venezuela's Maduro, U.S. and Russia at odds Thousands of marchers began street protests on Wednesday to try to force leftist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political ...
21:36, 05/01/2019

AP Interview: Russia hails Norway-brokered Venezuela talks Russia’s envoy on Venezuela says the Norway-brokered talks between the Venezuelan government and the opposition have raised a glimmer of hope for settling the country’s crisis...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Russia says world should foster Venezuela talks, not impose agenda The international community should continue fostering dialogue between the government in Venezuela and the opposition, but not in order to impose its own agenda, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
20:24, 07/24/2019

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
11:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were pre...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Russia to skip international talks on Venezuela in Lima: Foreign Ministry Russia will not be participating in international talks on the political crisis in Venezuela due to be held in Peru next month, its Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday....
23:48, 07/30/2019

Russia's Lavrov says 'not true' Moscow asked Maduro not to leave Venezuela: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismissed as untrue on Thursday assertions by U.S. officials that Moscow had urged Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro not to leave the country amid the continu...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Peru invites China, Russia, Cuba and others to discuss Venezuela in Lima Peru has invited China, Russia, Cuba, Bolivia, Turkey and dozens of other countries to Lima on Aug. 6 to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, Peru's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
00:00, 07/04/2019

Russia says it is ready to play role in Venezuela crisis talks in Oslo Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that Moscow was ready to play a role in talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition in Oslo if the participants felt it was useful....
11:36, 05/27/2019

Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo talks, warns against U.S. military action in Venezuela Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Finland on Monday after which he warned that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be catastrophic an...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Venezuela takes a page out of Russia's playbook in Caribbean aircraft interception When Venezuela intercepted a United States aircraft over the Caribbean Sea, it not only used a Russian fighter to do so, it took a page directly out of the Russian playbook....
08:12, 07/23/2019

Nuclear Arms, Iran and Venezuela: Pompeo’s Likely Agenda With Putin in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Here are the issues likely to be the focus of their talks....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela MOSCOW (AP) — Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela ....
15:12, 06/06/2019

Venezuela: Russia urges US to abandon ‘irresponsible’ plan to topple Maduro Secretary of state meanwhile slammed Russian meddling in the country: ‘We don’t want anyone messing around with Venezuela’Washington and Moscow traded barbs over Venezuela on Sunday with Russia’s fore...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Russia calls U.S. claim it told Venezuela's Maduro not to flee part of 'information war' Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday rejected a suggestion by Washington that it had persuaded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro not to flee in the face of street protests, calling the ...
13:36, 05/01/2019

Rep. Gabbard on Venezuela: Trump WH 'saber-rattling,' US should broker diplomatic solution with Russia 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, bashed the Trump administration Wednesday in a Fox News interview, accusing the White House of "saber-rattling" and saying the U.S. should wor...
08:36, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's debts to China, Russia would be restructured through Paris Club: Guaido advisor Loans to Venezuela from President Nicolas Maduro's allies Russia and China would be renegotiated though the Paris Club if Maduro leaves power, an advisor to the opposition said on Wednesday, respondin...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Maduro was 'ready' to leave Venezuela before Russia convinced him to stay, Pompeo tells Fox News The U.S. has learned Venezuela's disputed President Nicolas Maduro was "ready" to leave the country amid protest violence and calls for his ouster -- until Russia convinced him to stay, Secretary of S...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela standoff leads to mini arms race as US and Russia sell proxies fighter jets Colombia is considering buying new F-16 fighter jets from the United States in response to Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s partnership with Russia, according to a top U.S. official....
04:48, 07/26/2019

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
20:48, 06/03/2019

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Canada to fight Denmark, Russia for claims to North Pole Canada has set up a fight against Russia and Denmark for claims to vast portions of the Arctic seabed, including the North Pole - triggering potential boundary negotiations in the future....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Mueller dismisses Trump’s claims of Russia probe exoneration Former special counsel Robert Mueller, is sworn in before he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wedn...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Russia: Claims 'CIA mole' uncovered election meddling are lies Allegations that a suspected CIA mole discovered that Vladimir Putin had spearheaded efforts to meddle in the 2016 US election are lies and slander, Russia has said....
18:24, 09/11/2019

Biden claims Russia wouldn’t meddle in elections on his watch Ex-veep Joe Biden claimed Friday that Russia would never interfere in an election if he were president — even though the US intelligence community unanimously concluded they did just that when he was ...
22:36, 07/05/2019

SEE IT: Russia claims to test fire new hypersonic interceptor missile Russia’s defense ministry on Tuesday said it had successfully test launched a new hypersonic interceptor missile system with a precision unmatched by other countries....
10:12, 06/05/2019

Italian PM to address claims League sought money from Russia Allegations far-right party in coalition accepted funding to be discussed in parliamentItaly’s prime minister will address the country’s senate on Wednesday to discuss allegations that the far-right L...
09:36, 07/24/2019

Russia, South Korea trade conflicting claims over airspace dispute Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday denied that Moscow had formally apologized over an alleged airspace violation the previous day, after South Korea said that Russia had expressed "deep regret" wh...
12:24, 07/24/2019

Russia and South Korea give conflicting claims over airspace spat Russia has said it didn't apologize for an alleged intrusion into South Korean airspace, contradicting earlier statements reported by South Korean media. The incident has triggered a diplomatic disput...
18:00, 07/24/2019

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid as a sign...
21:12, 06/18/2019

Russia, South Korea trade conflicting claims over alleged airspace intrusion Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday said that Moscow had not apologized for an alleged airspace violation the previous day, after South Korea said that a Russian attache had expressed "deep regret"...
14:12, 07/24/2019

Lindsey Graham claims the only ones against releasing Russia probe details 'are worried about being exposed' President Trump has authorized Attorney General Bill Barr to declassify all materials related to the Russia investigation, and Sen. Lindsey Graham is giving his full support....
18:12, 05/26/2019

Nancy Pelosi's Trump 'cover-up' claims the second generation of Russia 'witch hunt,' WH spokesman says Nancy Pelosi's claim of a presidential "cover-up" is the second generation of the "Russia collusion hoax witch hunt," according to a White House spokesman....
08:24, 05/24/2019

Russia confirms joint air patrol with China after South Korea claims airspace violation Russia confirmed Tuesday that it had carried out its first-ever joint air patrol with China, an event which prompted South Korea and Japan to scramble fighter jets in response....
01:12, 07/24/2019

Russia cancels evacuation after missile explosion, claims tests show radiation levels 'normal' Russia's military appeared to do an about-face on Tuesday after telling residents of a village near a navy testing range to evacuate after a mysterious explosion, only to cancel the order hours later ...
18:36, 08/14/2019

American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’ Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President Trump for help on Thursday in winning his release....
08:48, 06/21/2019

Can Turkey be trusted with U.S. nukes? The decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to choose Russia’s S-400 air defense system over America’s best weapons, including the vaunted Patriot missile and the F-35, the world’s premier ...
05:12, 07/19/2019

Missing the point on low-yield nukes There was a spirited debate this month in the House Armed Services Committee over the wisdom of arming America’s ballistic missile submarine force with a lower-yield version of the thermonuclear warhe...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Trump threatens war with Iran if it tries to get nukes ​President Trump shrugged off attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as “minor” but said he would wage war if Iran tried to obtain a nuclear arsenal. “I would certainly go over n...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Elton John blasts Putin after leader claims Russia has 'no problem' with LGBTQ people Elton John called out 'hypocrisy' after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia has "no problem with LGBT persons."        ...
04:48, 06/29/2019

'Very Smart' Kim Knows N. Korea Must Give Up Nukes: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday praised North Korean leader as a "very smart" man who is aware that he has to give up nuclear weapons to develop his country....
09:00, 05/27/2019

Trump Is Either Telling Us We Have Superweapons More Powerful Than Nukes Or He Can't Do Math (Or Both) Twice in the last month, the President of the United States has claimed that the Pentagon has weapons even more powerful than nuclear weapons, with the ability to easily kill millions. He is either bl...
22:37, 09/16/2019

Trump says his ‘gut’ tells him Iran is ready to deal on nukes READY TO DEAL: President Trump says he believes Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may be ready to negotiate a new agreement to resolve the stalemate over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which Trump rejecte...
05:00, 08/28/2019

New missile defense tech destroys incoming nukes faster If a nuclear-armed enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile were speeding its way through space towards a heavily populated U.S. target, commanders in charge of defending the homeland would at most ha...
22:36, 08/02/2019

Risks, rewards accompany speedier cleanup of closed nukes PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to a nuclear waste management company for accelerated decommissioning. Holtec International says it coul...
13:24, 05/21/2019

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Silent Mac update nukes dangerous webserver installed by Zoom Enlarge (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Apple said it has pushed a silent macOS update that removes the undocumented webserver that was installed by the Zoom conferencing app for Mac. The webse...
06:00, 07/11/2019

$600M Cray supercomputer will tower above the rest — to build better nukes Cray has been commissioned by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to create a supercomputer head and shoulders above all the rest, with the contract valued at some $600 million. Disappointingly, E...
01:24, 08/14/2019

North Korea may be building submarine capable of launching nukes: report Satellite images reveal that North Korea is building a submarine that could launch ballistic missiles — signaling that the rogue regime is inching toward having an alternative means of deliverin...
22:12, 08/28/2019

US analysts suspect North Korea may have developed 12 nukes since first Trump-Kim summit Defense Intelligence Agency analysts suspect North Korea has produced a dozen nuclear weapons since President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore last year....
22:48, 07/26/2019

North Korea has allegedly built a dozen nukes since Singapore summit North Korea has allegedly been busy making 12 new nuclear weapons since the first summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore last June. Experts from the US Defense Intelligence Agency...
17:00, 07/27/2019

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, ...
02:24, 05/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says he won't accept nuclear-armed nations telling him his nation can't have nukes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday rejected calls to prevent his country from acquiring nuclear weapons, saying it was unacceptable for nuclear-armed states to forbid Turkey from doin...
23:36, 09/05/2019

'Futile and obviously dangerous': Meteorologists react to Trump suggesting nukes to stop hurricanes A report about President Trump suggesting the use of nuclear bombs to prevent hurricanes from hitting the United States received a stormy reaction from meteorologists and weather experts on Sunday....
13:48, 08/26/2019

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first time leaders of the two countries met fac...
13:48, 06/12/2019

UPDATED: US analysts suspect North Korea may have developed 12 nukes since first Trump-Kim summit Defense Intelligence Agency analysts suspect North Korea has produced a dozen nuclear weapons since President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore last year....
07:00, 07/29/2019

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclear activities and address its ballistic missile prog...
21:48, 07/16/2019

Limos, vodka and nukes: How a sanctions' sleuth traces North Korea's illicit transactions Expert say if North Korea's Kim Jong Un can get a limo in spite of sanctions, he also has access to items for his ballistic and nuclear programs.        ...
16:24, 06/30/2019

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
00:12, 08/03/2019

Apple's iPhone battery life claims are exaggerated, claims UK watchdog According to new tests conducted by UK consumer watchdog Which?, Apple is greatly overestimating the battery life of various iPhone models, with the iPhone XR falling particularly short of the manufac...
05:12, 05/06/2019

New Congressman from Pennsylvania sworn-in Republican Fred Keller is the newest member of the U.S. Congress. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi swore him in on Monday. Keller won a special election for a U.S. House seat from Pennsylvania last m...
13:36, 06/04/2019

Congressman’s ex-aide says she was fired for being pregnant AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former senior aide to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has filed a lawsuit against the Texas Democrat that claims she was wrongly fired for being pregnant. Kristie Small filed the federa...
02:00, 05/08/2019

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
02:48, 06/14/2019

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
00:24, 05/26/2019

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California ...
22:24, 07/17/2019

US Congressman Says Humanity Might Not Exist If Not For Rape And Incest Rep. Steve King said Wednesday that humanity might not exist if not for rape and incest, prompting the latest round of outrage at the Iowa Republican, who has a long history of making inflammatory......
12:36, 08/15/2019

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump’s conduct impeachable Michigan Rep. Justin Amash became the first Republican lawmaker to declare that President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses and that Attorney General William Barr “deliberately misrepresente...
09:12, 05/19/2019

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is ‘impeachable’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from Michigan says he’s concluded that President Donald Trump has “engaged in impeachable conduct.” Congressman Justin Amash (ah-MAHSH) twe...
00:00, 05/19/2019

Please Enjoy This Democratic Congressman Yelling at ICE's Former Top Ghoul As acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, Thomas Homan oversaw some of the Trump administration’s worst treatment of undocumented and migrant communities. He is an unrepent...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Congressman struggles to forgive his shooter 2 years later WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Steve Scalise says he still struggles to forgive the man who shot him and four others at a congressional baseball practice nearly two years ago. The Louisiana Republican says he...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Ex-Congressman Weiner leaves halfway house NEW YORK (AP) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner has left a New York City halfway house after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. According to the New York Pos...
14:24, 05/14/2019

U.S. Congressman Nadler becomes woozy at briefing, says he feels better U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler became woozy and appeared almost to faint during a press briefing on Friday with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, but the congressman said soon after that he had been ...
20:36, 05/24/2019

Another Victim in Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
11:24, 08/02/2019

Another Victim of Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
19:48, 08/01/2019

Former U.S. congressman Sanford considers challenge to Trump Mark Sanford, a Republican former U.S. congressman from South Carolina, said on Tuesday he is considering mounting a primary challenge to President Donald Trump over the rising federal debt....
21:24, 07/16/2019

Don Fraser, ex-congressman and Minneapolis mayor, dies at 95 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Don Fraser, a former congressman from Minnesota and Minneapolis’ longest-serving mayor, has died. He was 95. Son Tom Fraser says his dad died Sunday at his Minneapolis home. D...
16:12, 06/03/2019

Another Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
19:12, 09/05/2019

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the ...
20:36, 05/27/2019

China "Blackmailing" India Into Using Huawei 5G: Top US Congressman China is "blackmailing" India into using Huawei for its 5G infrastructure, an influential US Congressman said on Tuesday, even as Beijing hoped that New Delhi will not succumb to any pressure from the...
08:00, 08/07/2019

Fifth Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
00:00, 09/05/2019

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detractors of the still-fragile peace accord with leftist ...
19:48, 06/11/2019

California congressman says he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes. Th...
21:48, 05/27/2019

82-year-old congressman asks to join AOC’s ‘Squad’ An 82-year-old congressman from New Jersey asked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez if he could join her “Squad” after an Onion article jokingly made the suggestion. Rep. Bill Pascrell tweeted at the fresh...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Paul Findley, Congressman Behind War Powers Act, Dies at 98 The main author of the resolution that limited a president’s ability to wage war, he also made overtures to the Arab world and earned the opposition of the pro-Israel lobby....
01:24, 08/14/2019

Trump's Kashmir Remark About PM Modi "Preposterous": US Congressman The remarks by President Donald Trump that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought mediation on Kashmir is "utterly preposterous," an influential American lawmaker said on Tuesday....
12:36, 07/24/2019

Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves halfway house Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. (May 14)     ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Congressman becomes first Republican to accuse Trump of ‘impeachable conduct’ Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said he reached four conclusions after carefully reading the redacted version of Mueller’s report, including that “President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.”...
04:36, 05/19/2019

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideological divide in this country and endangers the physica...
02:36, 08/02/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan, tweeted Saturday that impeachment “should b...
11:12, 05/19/2019

Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for California Rep. Duncan Hunter want a federal judge to reject an attempt by prosecutors to introduce evidence that the congressman used campaign funds to finance a string...
07:36, 06/29/2019

California congressman admits he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO — US Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including kil...
22:36, 05/27/2019

Man blames drug rap on ex-wife and ex-Congressman Michael Grimm A Staten Island man who cops say was found hiding cocaine and steroids in the drop ceiling of his business is trying to blame his legal woes on disgraced ex-Congressman Michael Grimm — who once dated ...
07:12, 08/04/2019

Indicted US congressman's wife pleads guilty The wife of indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to misuse campaign funds, including for an Italy trip that cost more than $10,000. (June 13) ...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Former congressman Joe Walsh announces primary challenge against Trump Walsh has described himself as an immigration hard-liner and said he would not challenge the president from the center but from the right and on moral grounds....
17:48, 08/25/2019

US Congressman Asks If Humans Would Have Survived Without Rape, Incest Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population would exist if rape and incest did not occur......
12:36, 08/15/2019

Congressman Who Was Shot in Mass Shooting Still Advocating Against Gun Reform Rep. Steve Scalise, perhaps best known for getting critically shot at a baseball game practice in 2017, got on television on Sunday to advocate against meaningful gun reform. While on Face The Nation ...
03:28, 08/12/2019

Virginia GOP committee censures congressman after he officiated same-sex wedding U.S. Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., was censured by the Rappahannock County Republican Committee last week over his voting record, his third reprimand by a local GOP group since officiating a same-sex ...
05:48, 09/17/2019

‘Come to Baltimore’: Congressman extends invitation to Trump despite tweets In a weeklong series of attacks, Trump called the Baltimore district a "rat and rodent infested mess" and complained about Cummings, whose district includes key parts of the city....
02:48, 08/04/2019

Republican Congressman Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ At long last, a Republican member of Congress has spoken out against Donald Trump and acknowledged that the president’s conduct is worthy of impeachment....
04:24, 05/19/2019

Judge: Jury can hear about congressman's affairs The judge in Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption trial says the jury can hear about the Republican's affairs in court. Outside of the courtroom, Hunter's father alleged that the charges aga...
01:24, 07/02/2019

Congressman Opposes Background Checks Because, What if His Friends Want to Borrow His Gun? Instead of using logic, reason or his sworn duty to protect his constituents from being shot in the Doritos section of their local Walmart, a U.S. Congressman came up with a particularly personal reas...
00:48, 09/06/2019

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
15:24, 06/07/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
20:48, 08/05/2019

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party's 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trum...
00:48, 06/24/2019

Here Is a Congressman Sucking on His Finger for a Disturbingly Long Time I’ll get right to the point: This is Wisconsin Democratic Rep. Ron Kind sucking on his finger for an uncomfortably long period of time during a House Ways and Means committee meeting on Wednesday. Unf...
21:48, 06/21/2019

O'Rourke and Buttigieg clash over guns after former congressman's AR-15 comment Democratic presidential candidates Beto O'Rourke and Pete Buttigieg clashed Sunday over O'Rourke's direct comment about his proposed mandatory gun-buyback program of assault-style rifles....
18:36, 09/16/2019

Ex-Congressman To Challenge Trump In Republican Race For President Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an interview with Fox News....
20:00, 09/08/2019

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the ...
21:12, 05/24/2019

Romney: GOP congressman's call for impeachment 'a courageous statement' Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday called a GOP congressman's call for impeaching President Donald Trump "a courageous statement" while maintaining that impeachment is not warranted based on the special couns...
19:48, 05/19/2019

Former SC Congressman Mark Sanford announces GOP presidential bid against Trump Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford announced he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican party's nomination in the 2020 presidential race.      ...
18:48, 09/08/2019

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. ...
00:36, 05/29/2019

Pompeo will meet with Russia's Putin, Lavrov during visit to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Russia on May 12-14, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pompeo's Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the State Department sa...
14:36, 05/10/2019

California congressman allegedly funded affairs with campaign cash A financially strapped California congressman accused of raiding $250,000 from his own campaign used some of the ill-gotten cash to fund an extramarital affair with at least one lobbyist, according to...
19:48, 06/25/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Plans to Retire in 2020 The departure of Representative Kenny Marchant, who has represented the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth since 2005, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race in 2005....
07:00, 08/05/2019

Indicted congressman Christopher Collins confident he'll be exonerated Rep. Christopher Collins of New York expressed confidence he'll be exonerated on charges he leaked information about a biopharmaceutical company as friends and family dodged $800,000 in stock los...
03:24, 09/13/2019

GOP freshman congressman unveils plan to help 'change the narrative' on healthcare President Trump has promised he'll unveil a "phenomenal" healthcare plan in the coming weeks, and Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said he stands ready to be part of the conversation....
23:12, 07/03/2019

With Drumstick In Hand, Congressman Mocks "Chicken" US Attorney General When Attorney General William Barr refused to appear at a hearing in the US Congress on Thursday, one Democrat decided it was thigh time to act against what he saw as fowl behavior....
18:36, 05/02/2019

Buttigieg staffer calls GOP congressman to apologize for wishing he had been hit with urine Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., received an apology from Pete Buttigieg campaign staffer Samantha Lillian Elaine Pollara Sunday after she said she wished he had been hit with urine instead of a milkshake. ...
00:48, 07/02/2019

Aide to upstate congressman busted for patronizing 17-year-old prostitute ALBANY — A 57-year-old top aide to upstate Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi was arrested Friday after paying $200 to have sex with a 17-year-old prostitute. John Stemen, a caseworker in Brindisi’s Uti...
23:12, 05/10/2019

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh....
03:00, 07/20/2019

Trump critics 'prefer to insult and incite' rather than legislate, GOP congressman says Democrats critical of President Trump would prefer to hurl insults and launch investigations instead of passing meaningful laws, a Republican congressman claimed Thursday....
08:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. congressman spent campaign cash on 'romantic liaisons': prosecutors A California congressman accused of misusing campaign funds spent some of the money on extramarital affairs, prosecutors said in court papers that indicated his wife could testify against him at trial...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got ...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Rep. Justin Amash Becomes the First Republican Congressman to Call For Trump’s Impeachment Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) called for Donald Trump’s impeachment after reading the full un-redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller regarding Russia’s illegal involvement with the 2016 US ...
18:12, 05/19/2019

Trump doubles down on Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, but he said he understood why some people could perceive them that way....
23:24, 07/28/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over h...
00:36, 05/25/2019

Indian-Americans Urge US Congressman Ro Khanna To Leave Pakistan Caucus A record number of 230 Indian-American organisations in the United States have urged Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna to withdraw from the Congressional Caucus on Pakistan, saying it was contrary to.....
17:12, 09/17/2019

Terrible Congressman Matt Gaetz Will Press Charges Against the Woman Who Milkshaked Him The truly awful Rep. Matt Gaetz told Fox News on Thursday that he’s planning on pressing charges against the woman who threw a drink at him as he exited a town hall event earlier this month....
05:48, 06/28/2019

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Conservative U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, as he explained his anti-abortion position to an audience in h...
22:12, 08/14/2019

Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in primary Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican party primary, he announced on Sunday in an interview with Fox News....
16:24, 09/08/2019

Texas GOP Congressman Pete Olson Is Retiring From a Competitive 2020 Seat (SUGAR LAND, Texas) — Republican Rep. Pete Olson of Texas says he won’t seek re-election in 2020, giving up his House seat that Democrats were already targeting for next year. Olson said T...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
06:36, 06/06/2019

Trump renews attack on Baltimore congressman Elijah Cummings – live Trump on Twitter goes after Cummings and Al SharptonDirector of national intelligence Dan Coats to leave postSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.34pm BST Joe Biden’s campaign has r...
19:00, 07/29/2019

‘One bad thing that I’m guilty of’: Congressman says he took photo with enemy corpse during military service The congressman from California, who is awaiting trial on unrelated corruption charges, made the remarks while talking about the Navy SEAL who is charged with killing a prisoner....
00:48, 05/28/2019

Congressman looks back on 'miracle' of locked fence that saved GOP lawmakers from shooter Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a former combat surgeon who rushed to Rep. Steve Scalise's aid when he was shot last year, said miracles took place on the field during that fateful day that stopped the attack fro...
20:24, 06/26/2019

Trump fires back at Republican congressman who said said he’d engaged in ‘impeachable conduct’ Donald Trump on Sunday fired back at Republican congressman Justin Amash, calling him a "loser" and a "lightweight" for his comments suggesting the president had engaged in "impeachable conduct."...
20:36, 05/19/2019

California Congressman Admits to Taking Photo Next to Dead Enemy While in Marines (SAN DIEGO) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, inc...
17:12, 05/28/2019

GOP’s Greg Murphy wins seat of North Carolina congressman who died A Republican state legislator has won an eastern North Carolina congressional seat and will succeed the late GOP Rep. Walter Jones Jr. Physician Greg Murphy defeated Democrat Allen Thomas and two othe...
04:12, 09/11/2019

Trump ramps up war of words with Elijah Cummings, calls congressman 'racist' President Trump ramped up his feud with House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., on Sunday calling the congressman “racist,” not long after critics had claimed the president's initia...
04:36, 07/29/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance....
16:12, 04/30/2019

Kenny Marchant Will Be Fourth Texas Republican Congressman to Retire in 2020 The departure of Mr. Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
17:36, 08/05/2019

Former S.C. congressman Mark Sanford announces Republican primary challenge against Trump Sanford, a former South Carolina governor who represented the state’s 1st Congressional District in the House until earlier this year, had been mulling a bid against the president for weeks....
01:12, 09/09/2019

Lack Of Coherence In India-US Strategic Ties: Congressman To Mike Pompeo On the eve of his arrival in New Delhi today, a top US lawmaker told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that there is lack of predictability and coherence in America's strategic relationship with India....
06:12, 06/25/2019

Trump Accuses Black Congressman and Allies of Being Racist, Deepening Feud The president defended his criticism of the congressman and his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” district, even as Democrats and the local newspaper fired back....
01:00, 07/29/2019

California congressman Eric Swalwell withdraws from 2020 presidential race Swalwell announces departure as billionaire Tom Steyer prepares to make late entry into the crowded Democratic fieldCalifornia congressman Eric Swalwell has withdrawn from the 2020 presidential race, ...
04:36, 07/09/2019

Congressman Brings Bucket of Fried Chicken to the Committee Hearing to Troll Barr Rep. Steve Cohen may have been trying to make a joke when he arrived to a House Judiciary Committee hearing with fried chicken. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t enjoy his breakfast. Ahead o...
16:36, 05/02/2019

Ex-Congressman Gary Ackerman accused of sexually abusing teen at Boy Scout camp A former 15-term New York City congressman is a “sexual predator” who allegedly violated a teen at an upstate Boy Scout camp, according to a shocking lawsuit filed last week naming the life-long Democ...
22:12, 08/24/2019

Embattled GOP congressman ordered to stop using Marine Corps emblem after Islamophobic campaign ad The ads targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ammar Campa-Najjar, a Democrat of Palestinian and Mexican descent who is challenging Hunter for his seat....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Dominican-American Congressman Says He’s ‘Concerned’ After Deaths, but They Shouldn’t Stop Tourist Visits The first Dominican-American to serve in Congress says there’s no reason to fear visiting the Dominican Republic, but he’s planning to visit the Caribbean nation next month to get answers ...
05:36, 06/21/2019

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for government action....
05:48, 08/02/2019

Mueller Probe Shows Evidence Trump Committed "High Crime": US Congressman The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask.....
20:24, 07/21/2019

After a family vacation in Italy, U.S. congressman's wife admits to misusing campaign funds The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges aga...
23:24, 06/13/2019

Trump frightens Republicans but 'doesn't scare me,' departing party congressman Amash says A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's personal attacks against critics intimidate others in the party from speaking out against him, but s...
18:36, 07/07/2019

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
03:36, 07/04/2019

Hacker Conference Disinvites U.S. Congressman Over Abysmal Women's Rights Voting Record U.S. Congressman Will Hurd has been disinvited to the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this year where he was set to deliver a keynote address after questions were raised about his voting re...
22:24, 06/14/2019

Congressman Grijalva sends special proclamation to Sunnyside Little League team before ESPN game SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The group of Tucson 11 and 12-year-old kids who play at Mission Manor Park have moved just a few games away from punching their ticket to the Little League World Series....
06:00, 08/10/2019

President Trump Ramps Up Attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings, Calling the Black Congressman ‘Racist’ (WASHINGTON) — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading b...
23:00, 07/29/2019

Congressman threatens to block Donald Trump's tariffs as talks with Mexico enter second day The Democratic chairman of a key congressional committee says he will take steps to block President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico.        ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

The Daily 202: Ohio congressman joins a group of Republicans who flipped on guns after violence hit close to home Mike Turner’s daughter was across the street from the shooting in Dayton. Now the representative with the A-rating from the NRA wants an assault weapons ban....
19:12, 08/07/2019

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump— announced on ...
08:26, 07/06/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower...
20:36, 05/20/2019

'Who is the a--hole': The congressman who missed his anniversary to keep lawmakers voting until 4 a.m. Rep. Chip Roy kept the House voting until 4 a.m. on Thursday as a form of protest — even though he missed his 15-year wedding anniversary.        ...
16:36, 06/15/2019

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political action committee that helped propel Alexandria Ocasio...
09:24, 06/20/2019

Venezuela in crisis: What you need to know Venezuela is in crisis after an attempt overthrow corrupt dictator Nicolas Maduro. But is this just another proxy war between the U.S. and Russia?        ...
20:12, 05/09/2019

U.S. suspends flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airpo...
20:48, 05/15/2019

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other human rights violations...
15:36, 07/16/2019

What’s next for Venezuela after days of tumult? CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After days of upheaval, Venezuela is sinking back into political stalemate. In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
09:48, 05/30/2019

Venezuela, from a child's perspective In the whole of March, children in Venezuela went to school fewer than 10 days. Blackouts left 70% of the country without electricity, affecting at least 15 of the country's 23 states and forcing the ...
02:00, 04/30/2019

What Is Happening in Venezuela and Why It Matters A basic guide to what has been happening in Venezuela, once one of Latin America's most prosperous countries, where a political and economic crisis has reached new heights....
20:00, 04/30/2019

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 million that had been sought, less than $180 million has ...
19:12, 08/19/2019

Cracks appear in U.S. bipartisan unity on Venezuela President Donald Trump's tough approach to Venezuela has won broad support from both Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress, but this rare display of bipartisan consensus is starting to show s...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says he will not travel to New York for U.N. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday he will not travel to New York for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly later this month....
01:24, 09/13/2019

US still pondering military options in Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela....
10:48, 05/04/2019

U.S. military not given orders to prepare for war in Venezuela The Pentagon on Wednesday appeared to downplay any active preparations to directly intervene in Venezuela to topple President Nicolas Maduro, but acknowledged detailed contingency planning as politica...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Trump says he is monitoring Venezuela situation U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he is monitoring the situation in Venezuela very closely and reiterated U.S. support for its people as Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido moved furthe...
21:24, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Trump says ‘repression’ in Venezuela must end CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:55 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says the “brutal repression” of the Venezuelan people mu...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Tensions between Venezuela and the US keep rising. Here's how they got to this point Trump-backed Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January, said he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" and promised to bring an end to Maduro's government....
23:12, 04/30/2019

The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed loyal, allowing the president to begin reprisals. T...
05:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence a...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Inside oil-rich Venezuela's gas shortages For the last two weeks, people from several states in Venezuela have described severe gas shortages, a once unthinkable problem. It's not the first time that the country has suffered gas shortages, bu...
21:48, 05/26/2019

| One dead, 46 hurt in Venezuela May Day clashes May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela's armed forces in Caracas left a woman dead and 46 people injured, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators agai...
09:48, 05/03/2019

| Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall Venezuela's former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, is in the United States, "a free man," a senior US official confirmed Tuesday, holding him out as an example for others prepared to turn agai...
07:36, 06/26/2019

Trump says he is considering a blockade or quarantine on Venezuela US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he is considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power....
03:00, 08/02/2019

Key events leading toward uprising in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accompanied by civilian protesters and a small contingent of heavily armed troops, called Tuesday for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolá...
21:36, 04/30/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop presence....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
05:24, 06/03/2019

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his...
10:48, 06/22/2019

U.S. and Venezuela Hold Secret Talks The Trump administration has been secretly talking with top aides of Nicolás Maduro in an effort to push Venezuela’s authoritarian president from power and clear the way for free elections in the econ...
05:48, 08/22/2019

They Survived Colonization and War. But Venezuela’s Collapse Was Too Much. The Wayuu have long lived between Venezuela and Colombia. But as Venezuela collapses, many are seeking refuge with their Colombian kin, straining resources — and relationships....
12:12, 07/30/2019

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
10:48, 05/30/2019

Nueva Cádiz and the Pearls of Venezuela South America is famous for many reasons and amongst history lovers, for its many lost and abandoned cities. Since they have been rediscovered, they are among some of the most remarkable archaeologica...
02:36, 08/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido Says He Has Some Military Support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said he has received support from members of the country’s armed forces, as President Nicolás Maduro’s administration said it was moving to put down a coup eff...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Venezuela. The 24-year-old had five a...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Guaidó's uprising seems to have flatlined. What's next for Venezuela? Nicolás Maduro retains power and support from country’s military top brass but the opposition challenge is not deadWhen Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó appeared outside one of the most important military inst...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Venezuela awaits more protests after a day of turmoil He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy, but as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on an overpass with the same small cadre of troops with whom ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even made the final of a Copa America, and generally do ...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Red Cross to begin aid to Venezuela by mid-April The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, has claimed victory after the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies announced Friday it would have unhindered...
20:36, 04/28/2019

Venezuela Braces For More Protests After a Day of Turmoil CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on a ...
12:12, 05/01/2019

In Venezuela, Uncle Sam Roots From the Sidelines In the predawn hours of April 30, the contest for control of Venezuela once again appeared to be coming to a head. Juan Guaidó, the young reformer who claims the mantle of President, announced ...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Without Venezuela’s oil, Haiti struggles to keep lights on Haitians are struggling to keep the lights on as the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro has been forced to stop sending billions in subsidized oil...
06:24, 05/17/2019

Another blackout plunges Venezuela into darkness Another power blackout has again darkened Venezuela, snarling transportation and phone service -- an event leader Nicolas Maduro blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."...
18:00, 07/23/2019

US Orders Suspension Of Flights Between US And Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence.....
07:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. orders suspension of all flights to Venezuela All flights between the United States and Venezuela were suspended indefinitely, the Department of Homeland Security's secretary announced Wednesday....
09:00, 05/16/2019

Guaido vs Maduro: Who is backing whom in Venezuela? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is attempting to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro. In January he invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency, arguing that Maduro's re-elec...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Mexico says concerned about possible bloodshed in Venezuela Mexico is worried about a possible escalation of violence and bloodshed in Venezuela, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after opposition leader Juan Guaido urged the army to join him to oust Presi...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Colombia to tell UN that Venezuela harbors ‘terrorists’ A news magazine says leaked intelligence reports indicate that Venezuela’s government is harboring Colombian rebels in its territory — and Colombian officials say that coincides with allegations they ...
04:48, 09/10/2019

China condemns U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela Sweeping sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Venezuela constitute "gross interference" and violate the norms of international relations, China said....
16:48, 08/08/2019

US accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two n...
19:24, 07/21/2019

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
02:48, 07/05/2019

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norw...
07:00, 06/30/2019

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
10:12, 07/01/2019

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela Already facing a deep economic crisis, the country is seeing food production shrink drastically as mismanagement and American sanctions make gasoline scarce....
18:00, 07/06/2019

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to ...
21:48, 07/04/2019

The plot that failed: how Venezuela's 'uprising' fizzled When the coup was hurriedly launched a day early, defections from the regime failed to materialise, Maduro remained in power and the US government looked like it had badly miscalculated The video that...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela....
20:48, 05/03/2019

Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court opens criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising...
00:12, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Spain official: US like a ‘cowboy’ on Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political conflict in Venezuela (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Spain’s acting foreign minister says the U.S. government’s approach to Venezuela...
15:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Police take No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress Venezuelan lawmakers say security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader in the opposition-controlled congress as political tensions mount in the crisis-wracked nation...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Trump says call with Putin focused on Venezuela aid U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he focused on humanitarian aid for Venezuelans during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, backing away from recent harsh rhetoric about Russi...
21:36, 05/03/2019

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime ̶...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation....
16:48, 05/09/2019

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
18:12, 07/22/2019

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "di...
00:48, 07/06/2019

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss, 3-0 to Venezuela in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup       ...
23:00, 06/09/2019

JP Morgan to cut Venezuela weight to zero in key indexes over five months JP Morgan will reduce the weight of Venezuela's sovereign and PDVSA bonds to zero in its widely-tracked indexes, the bank said on Tuesday, adding the linear five-month phase out process would start on...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
05:48, 06/03/2019

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
09:00, 07/02/2019

The Latest: EU-led group seeks to help end Venezuela crisis CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A mostly European group of nations is looking to send a high-level delegation to Caracas in the c...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from th...
02:36, 05/12/2019

| Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down Venezuela has braced for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalating crisis....
14:36, 05/12/2019

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
22:24, 05/05/2019

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers are skeptical the measure will do much to lift the shrinking economy....
23:36, 05/13/2019

Rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela: jurists' group The rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of President Nicolas Maduro which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said o...
16:24, 07/08/2019

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela’s capital and there are reports that much of the country is also being affected by a massive outage...
02:48, 07/23/2019

AP Exclusive: US missed chance to woo Venezuela generals Around May 2017, an unusual request from a prominent Venezuelan general made its way to the White House: Gen. Ivan Hernández, head of both the presidential guard and military counterintelligence, want...
04:12, 05/04/2019

In Venezuela, young baseball players still have big dreams Venezuela was an incubator of Major League Baseball stars such as Miguel Cabrera and Felix Hernández, but now the troubled country is struggling to showcase emerging talent...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Venezuela’s Capital Is in the Dark Again After a Massive Blackout CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago as the government once again accuse...
03:48, 07/23/2019

The Quick Read About… Venezuela’s Faltering Revolution What Happened This Week: Self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido gambled this week to try to force the ouster of de facto Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, calling on the Venezu...
08:36, 05/04/2019

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Power Outage Leaves Venezuela in the Dark, Again Most of Venezuela was left in the dark in the latest blackout to hit the beleaguered nation as it suffers from an economic collapse and a crumbling power grid....
05:36, 07/23/2019

As Maduro cracks down, Venezuela legislators see intimidation A Venezuelan opposition legislator on Friday fled to Colombia while others said threatening messages had been spraypainted on their homes or intelligence agents had been following them, amid a broad c...
23:12, 05/10/2019

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
20:12, 07/05/2019

Explainer: U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force socialist pre...
03:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices for scarcer barrels and setting up a stand-off be...
01:12, 04/29/2019

Who is Nicolás Maduro? What to know about Venezuela's socialist leader A furious Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro broke diplomatic ties with the U.S. Wednesday as tens of thousands of locals marched the streets to protest the socialist leader's rule, calling it a "cri...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela says talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
10:24, 05/02/2019

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in the teams’ Copa America opener on Saturday. Venezuela defender Luis del Pino received his second yellow card for a ...
00:00, 06/16/2019

US military prepping for Guaidó takeover in Venezuela The commander of U.S. forces in Latin America told Congress Wednesday that the military is developing plans to be immediately ready for any contingency if Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó oust...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Diplomat says U.S. does not want military intervention in Venezuela: report The United States is not seeking a military intervention as a solution to the economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the U.S. envoy to the troubled South American nation said in an interview publ...
06:12, 09/02/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norw...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe ab...
23:36, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition reported in talks The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving ...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Maduro invites Huawei to set up 4G network in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China’s Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having...
21:24, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: Sanctuary in and open support from Venezuela is help...
23:00, 07/14/2019

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
01:24, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence a...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Citing unrest, US suspends air traffic with Venezuela The United States on Wednesday suspended all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the U.S. and Venezuela, saying the political unrest and tensions there pose a risk to flights....
00:12, 05/16/2019

Trump says U.S. blockade or quarantine of Venezuela under consideration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power....
03:00, 08/02/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says he has loyalty of military leaders Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had spoken with military leaders and they had shown him "their total loyalty," after opposition leader Juan Guaido said he had the support of troo...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,' but a push to "to restore our democracy." (April ...
21:12, 04/30/2019

Despite upheaval, Venezuela's Maduro touts an anniversary Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday celebrated the anniversary of his disputed re-election amid a growing humanitarian crisis and political upheaval....
03:24, 05/21/2019

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials de...
00:36, 05/22/2019

In A First, Miss Venezuela Ditches Contestants' Measurements For the first time in its history, the Miss Venezuela contest will not publish the 24 contestants' waist, bust and hip measurements, organisers said....
12:36, 08/02/2019

Colombian cities hit by Venezuela gasoline shortages CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s widespread gasoline shortages are starting to affect some cities in neighboring Colombia, where drivers have long depended on cheap fuel from the socialist-...
21:36, 05/29/2019

US supports Guaido as turmoil engulfs Venezuela As turmoil engulfs Venezuela, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says the Trump administration is "watching and waiting" on the situation in Venezuela and standing with opposition leader Juan Guai...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested Two members of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's security team have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell guns. There is no indication that the arrest will affect ongoing negotiations wi...
01:12, 07/14/2019

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanc...
08:24, 08/08/2019

U.S. Extends Chevron's License to Operate in Venezuela The Trump administration extended a license to let Chevron remain in Venezuela until October, siding with officials who argued its absence would put U.S. companies at a disadvantage....
22:36, 07/26/2019

US Military Action In Venezuela Possible, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embat...
17:24, 05/01/2019

Venezuela on Edge on Day of Rival Maduro Protests “Today we continue,” vowed the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has called on Venezuelans to rise up against their president. Government supporters planned their own demonstrations....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says there has been contact with U.S. officials 'for months' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in an effort to repair relations with Washington....
06:36, 08/21/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after media...
02:24, 06/08/2019

U.S. Military Intervention in Venezuela ‘Possible’ as Turmoil Continues The U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said military intervention in Venezuela “is possible,” to support opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempts at an uprising against V...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Venezuela ready to defend itself after US invokes Rio Treaty Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has described the US' decision to invoke a defense pact as "illegal" and "dangerous." Washington has said they were left with little choice due to "bellicose" moves from...
11:36, 09/14/2019

In Polarized Venezuela, Red Cross Grapples With Aid Distribution The first airlift of a large-scale relief campaign landed. Now relief workers must deliver aid in a divided, violent country where basic infrastructure is crumbling....
01:12, 04/29/2019

Ilhan Omar blames US for Venezuela crisis Rep. Ilhan Omar blamed the US for the political turmoil in Venezuela, saying we “helped lead the devastation” through the use of sanctions. “A lot of the policies that we have put in place has k...
17:24, 05/02/2019

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
13:12, 06/19/2019

Spanish FM says Venezuela embassy can’t be political center BEIRUT (AP) — Spain’s acting foreign minister says a Venezuelan anti-government activist is a guest at the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, which can’t be turned into a center of political acti...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country....
23:24, 05/25/2019

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for power....
00:36, 05/26/2019

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political stan...
03:24, 05/26/2019

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected...
19:36, 06/28/2019

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
12:24, 05/03/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force socialist pre...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's Lopez says he met with generals while under house arrest Venezuela opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez said on Thursday he met with "commanders and generals" in his home while under house arrest in the past three weeks, ahead of a thwarted uprising earlier...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development path as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinp...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezuela's own military and political elite who are fac...
20:36, 04/28/2019

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months...
16:12, 06/08/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and for...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Military vehicles run over protesters in Venezuela clashes Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has accused opposition supporters of trying to impose an "illegitimate government" after a day of violence on the country's streets....
05:12, 05/01/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transactions....
01:12, 04/29/2019

Flights between U.S. and Venezuela suspended as unrest continues In a letter to the Transportation Department requesting the halt, the Department of Homeland Security said "conditions in Venezuela threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew t...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
21:36, 05/26/2019

US: Trump won’t trade Putin Ukraine for Venezuela President Trump won’t cut support for Ukraine in exchange for Russia doing the same with Venezuela, U.S. officials said as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepared to meet Russian President Vladimir Pu...
21:12, 05/14/2019

No U.S. intelligence gap on Venezuela, acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed any concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, as he disclosed ta...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building f...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Pompeo: Omar's Venezuela comments 'disgusting' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't hold back Thursday when reacting to Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar's comments insinuating the U.S. was to blame for the political crisis in Venezuela, calling...
13:24, 05/03/2019

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.’s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair. Robert Wood insisted “a...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
16:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)."...
01:48, 06/16/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the h...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the ...
05:12, 06/16/2019

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
07:48, 05/28/2019

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-fa...
13:36, 05/26/2019

Venezuela's Citgo Stake Can Be Seized, Appeals Court Says A U.S. appeals court said Venezuela’s stake in U.S.-based oil refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp. could be seized to satisfy a judgment against the country, a blow to its U.S.-backed opposition government....
21:48, 07/29/2019

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat ba...
17:24, 05/29/2019

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for 'return to streets' The self-declared president has urged Venezuelans to protest against a growing government crackdown on opposition figures. The EU has warned the Maduro regime against "silencing" the opposition-held N...
04:01, 05/10/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
16:12, 05/28/2019

Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app BOGOTA, Colombia — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant turns on his phone and logs on to Rappi, an app th...
21:24, 07/29/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
19:24, 05/08/2019

Venezuela Blackout Leaves Caracas, and Much of the Country, Without Power It was the fourth major blackout to hit Venezuelans in less than five months. The government blamed Monday’s outage on “an electromagnetic attack,” without providing any evidence....
03:24, 07/23/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessiv...
23:12, 06/19/2019

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria too...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Venezuela crisis pushes women into ‘forced motherhood’ Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital armed with one of the nation’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy...
14:12, 08/21/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by authorities from President Nicolas Maduro's gover...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Leader Of Venezuela Opposition Arrested, Car Towed Away With Him Inside Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to....
12:24, 05/09/2019

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
14:24, 06/18/2019

EU appoints seasoned diplomat as special envoy for Venezuela The European Union has appointed a former international banker and seasoned diplomat as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela, in a move that it hopes will increase the chances of a fresh presidentia...
22:00, 05/28/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
15:00, 06/18/2019

A frustrated Trump questions his administration’s Venezuela strategy The president’s dissatisfaction has crystallized around national security adviser John Bolton and what Trump has groused is an interventionist stance at odds with his view that the United States shoul...
03:12, 05/09/2019

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's na...
02:12, 06/20/2019

A trail of 'bloody gold' leads to Venezuela's government The crash of steel pounding rock echoes through the dark gallery, as Darwin Rojas, 43, hammers away in a small corner. He's muddy, sweaty and breathing heavily, crushing stone after stone around him....
09:00, 08/21/2019

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squards are carrying out President Maduro's strategy for neutralizing ...
21:36, 07/04/2019

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
01:36, 08/07/2019

U.S.' Pompeo to discuss Venezuela, Iran with Dutch counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Dutch counterpart will discuss Iran and Venezuela during talks in The Hague on Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said....
15:48, 06/03/2019

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Vene...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who dese...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Ni...
16:36, 05/09/2019

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
05:00, 08/23/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
04:24, 06/18/2019

Deputy of Venezuela's Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to ...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any ass...
07:24, 06/29/2019

U.S. oil output helps fill gap left by Iran, Venezuela: IEA The world will require very little extra oil from OPEC this year as booming U.S. output will offset falling exports from Iran and Venezuela, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday....
11:12, 05/15/2019

Artwork That Once Touted Venezuela's Rise Now a Shelter From Crime A celebrated artwork that once embodied oil-rich Venezuela’s optimism and promise has become a hangout for Caracas residents with few other entertainment options in a country beset with crime and econ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantee...
12:48, 08/19/2019

Uruguay withdraws from OAS meeting over Venezuela opposition delegation Uruguay on Thursday withdrew from a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) being held in Medellin, Colombia, in protest of the presence of what it said was an illegitimate delegation fro...
01:12, 06/28/2019

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, and asked them to leave immediately. B...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Venezuela opposition says Norway talks must focus on elections Norway-backed talks between Venezuela's opposition and the government of President Nicolas Maduro must focus on elections, an opposition negotiator said on Monday, as the dialogue proceedings remain s...
21:48, 09/02/2019