As Venezuelans starve, and Chavista elites buy yachts with their food aid, Omar and Ocasio-Cortez say the problem is U.S. sanctions

The crazy left in Congress, such as Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have been quick to blame U.S. sanctions for Venezuela's starvation and misery. After all, what better way to Blame America First? Well, now we got some news about just who's about to get sanctioned and why from today's Wall Street Journal: The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people it believes to be involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, according to U.S. officials, part of an effort to target what they describe as a large-scale money-laundering operation run by the government. Here are the revolting details: Through the alleged money-laundering networks, some of these people amassed large sums in overseas accounts, as well as U.S. real estate, yachts and airplanes, according to a senior U.S. Treasury official. Venezuela’s economy has collapsed in recent years, causing...(Read Full Post)
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