Bolton says Venezuela U.N. military attache backs Guaido

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said on Wednesday that Venezuela’s U.N. military attache has formally recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president,... Read more »

Bernie Sanders lost in 2016. Here’s what he needs to do to win in 2020.

Sanders, who announced Tuesday he’s running for president in 2020, starts off in a very different position than he did four years ago, when he was considered a long... Read more »

Guaido says he’s trying to freeze Venezuelan accounts in Switzerland

(Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said he spoke to the president of Switzerland on Wednesday to try to freeze banks accounts belonging to the tumultuous South American... Read more »

Is America Becoming a Four-Party State?

Thomas Friedman, New York TimesFractures are growing among both Democrats and Republicans. Source Real Clear Politics Read more »

As Maduro holds on, Venezuela opposition eyes negotiated transition

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition is trying to convince ruling Socialist Party officials to join a transition government, shifting focus as it seeks to unseat President Nicolas Maduro, who... Read more »

Ugandan ruling party backs Museveni re-election bid

KAMPALA (Reuters) – The executive committee of Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as its candidate in the next presidential election due in 2021, potentially... Read more »

NYT: Trump asked Whitaker if he could put prosecutor in charge of Cohen probe

The Times report cited several US officials with direct knowledge of the call that the paper said occurred late last year. Trump tapped Whitaker to lead the Justice Department... Read more »

Trump urges Venezuelan military to abandon Maduro or ‘lose everything’

MIAMI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned members of Venezuela’s military who remain loyal to socialist President Nicolas Maduro that they are risking their future and... Read more »

Trump expected to ramp up pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro in speech

Trump’s latest appeal will come during a speech Monday in Miami where Trump will seek to ramp up the public pressure on the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro,... Read more »

Canadian prime minister Trudeau’s chief secretary resigns

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s principal secretary Gerald Butts has resigned from his position, according to a statement issued by Butts on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s... Read more »