BREAKING: Trump freezes Venezuelan government’s assets

BREAKING: Trump freezes Venezuelan government’s assets

President Donald Trump has ordered for the frozen assets of the Venezuelan government due to the “continued usurpation of power” by President Nicolas Maduro. The sanctions, which came into effect on Monday, represent a significant escalation of U.S. attempts to force Maduro, who won a second term in a disputed election last year, from office. The U.S. has already used sanctions to target Venezuelan government officials, the central bank and its state-run oil and gas sector, from which the country derives the vast majority of its export earnings. The Venezuelan…

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