January 25, 2019

Congresswoman Lee’s Statement on Situation in Venezuela

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on the situation in Venezuela:

“I am gravely concerned by the Trump Administration’s interventionist approach toward Venezuela and strongly oppose any use of U.S. military force in the country.

“There is no doubt that under the Maduro government, Venezuelans have faced severe hardships and a major deterioration in human rights, democracy, and economic security. But instead of issuing irresponsible threats, the Trump Administration should work with our regional partners to pursue a negotiated and peaceful solution to the crisis in Venezuela.”