Ron Paul Explains the Neocon Position for Regime Change in Venezuela

January 25, 2019 Ron Paul 1

US diplomats have not been withdrawn as demanded by Maduro, which could provoke Maduro to arrest them or resort to violence to prove that he still is in charge. That would become an excuse to to invade Venezuela, which is what the neocons desire. Neocons from both parties support Trump’s move.


US Federal Court Orders Seizure of Venezuela’s Citgo Petroleum Assets in the US

August 13, 2018 Fox News 2

A US federal judge authorized the seizure of Venezuela’s only sizable US asset, Citgo Petroleum. This was the country’s major source of income and its loss will cripple the Maduro regime. Venezuela is $150-billion in debt and will fall into full default without income from Citgo. The Russians will also lose money because they own 49% of Citgo.