Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on Venezuela’s Elections

Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on Venezuela’s Elections Venezuela’s election was a sham ­– neither free nor fair. The illegitimate result of this fake process is a further blow to the proud democratic tradition of Venezuela. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans flee brutal oppression and grinding poverty – literally voting with their feet. The ...
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Statement on Presidential Elections Announced in Venezuela

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson February 8, 2018 Presidential Elections Announced in Venezuela The United States denounces the decision by Venezuela’s National Electoral Council to unilaterally advance presidential elections without guarantees to ensure free, fair, and internationally-validated elections.  These elections do not have the agreement of all political ...
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Ambassador Haley on the Timeline for Venezuelan Presidential Elections

United States Mission to the United Nations Office of Press and Public Diplomacy January 25, 2018 Press Release: Ambassador Haley on the Timeline for Venezuelan Presidential Elections In 2017, the Maduro regime held fraudulent gubernatorial and mayoral elections and unconstitutionally revoked the legitimate governing power of the freely elected National Assembly. Now, the illegitimate Constituent ...
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Venezuela’s Snap Presidential Elections

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson January 24, 2018 Venezuela’s Snap Presidential Elections The United States strongly rejects the call by Venezuela’s illegitimate Constituent Assembly for snap presidential elections before April 30. This vote would be neither free nor fair. It would only deepen, not help resolve, national tensions. ...
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