Trump official boasts crippling US sanctions on Venezuela are like Darth Vader’s death grip

A Trump administration official bragged that US sanctions on Venezuela are “like in Star Wars when Darth Vader constricts somebody’s throat.” By Ben Norton Trump administration officials are now publicly boasting about how their sanctions are suffocating Venezuela, comparing them to the iron grip of the diabolical villain of Star Wars. The menacing language comes at the same time when the United States is overseeing a coup attempt in the oil-rich country, which the Trump White House claims is aimed … Continue reading Trump official boasts crippling US sanctions on Venezuela are like Darth Vader’s death grip