Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has denounced US President Donald Trump’s “Nazi-style” rhetoric in which he threatened the Latin American country’s military forces with dire consequences if they continue to stand with Maduro’s elected government.
Speaking to a crowd in Miami on Monday, Trump urged the Venezuelan military to drop their allegiance to Maduro; otherwise, he said, they would “find no safe harbor, no easy exit, and no way out. You’ll lose everything.”
Maduro responded to Trump’s “arrogant orders” to the Venezuela military in a televised speech on Monday, asking, “Who is the commander-in-chief of the Bolivarian national armed force? Donald Trump from Miami?”
“They believe with their arrogance and their contempt of us… they believe themselves to be owners of the country, and Donald Trump believes in the power to give orders and that the Bolivarian national armed forces will carry out the orders [by]…