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- Senator Marco Rubio (R) has continued to advocate for Venezuelan opposition amid a deepening crisis, amplifying reports of protests and alleged human rights abuses, and posting aggressive tweets.
- Rubio has been a longtime supporter of the Venezuelan opposition because of President Maduro’s association with the Cuban government.
- On Sunday, he tweeted about an alleged poisoning of an opposition lawmaker, and posted bloody photos of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, seemingly a reference to Maduro.
Amid a deepening political and economic crisis in Venezuela, Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) has gotten involved in bringing attention to the situation, implying Saturday evening that an opposition lawmaker in the country was politically poisoned, and posting bloody images of the former leader of Libya Muammar Gaddafi, seemingly as a sort of warning to Venezuela’s embattled president Nicolás Maduro.
“Grave situation developing right now inside of #Colombia.” Rubio tweeted. “[Freddy Superlano] a member of the National Assembly of #Venezuela was poisoned this morning at breakfast inside of Colombia & is in serious condition at the hospital. His assistant Carlos Salinas has died from poisoning.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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