Skip to comments.Rubio Condemns Venezuelan Move to Expel Journalists
Posted on 02/24/2014 5:38:37 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) Friday called the expulsion of CNN and other journalists from Venezuela amidst worsening antigovernment violence there an assault on press freedom that further endangers its citizens. We must assume that Nicolás Maduro is kicking out CNN, CNN en Español and other foreign journalists as a precursor to even more violent and deadly tactics against innocent Venezuelans," he said. "This press assault is a worrying sign that Maduro intends to dig in and step up the violence with the false belief that the world will never find out because hes kicking out journalists."
This isnt simply an assault against press freedom," he said. "It now poses an even graver danger to Venezuelan demonstrators who will now have fewer news outlets to tell the story of whats happening there to the rest of the world."
CNN reported Friday that Venezuela had revoked or denied press credentials to CNN journalists in the country, following the president's announcement that he would expel them if they didn't "rectify" coverage of the protests.
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The JUNIOR SENATOR from the MINORITY PARTY in the Senate is the STRONGEST VOICE against socialism and tyranny in the United States government.
Meanwhile in LA, Marxist morons march in support of Maduro.
Doesn’t Rubio know that after his immigration self inflicted suicide, no one cares what he thinks or says?