Venezuela is falling apart and their people are starving under the socialistic government, but they have the audacity to put a hit on one of our U.S. Senators?
Senator Marco Rubio spoke out against Venezuelan leader Diosdado Cabello, calling him out for his ruthlessness and drug trafficking. According to the Miami Herald, Rubio referred to Cabello as “the Table Escobar of Venezuela.” With that, Cabello responded by calling Rubio “Narco Rubio” in a tweet.
The tweet read, “Narco Rubio, alias @marcorubio, lo peor de la política imperial, aparece como el defensor de los terroristas que atacaron Fuerte Paramacay.”
According to Twitter translator it says, “Narco Rubio, alias, the worst of the imperial policy, appears as the defender of the terrorists who attacked strong Paramacay.”
Narco Rubio, alias @marcorubio, lo peor de la política imperial, aparece como el defensor de los terroristas que atacaron Fuerte Paramacay.
— Diosdado Cabello R (@dcabellor) August 6, 2017
The Hill reports:
Diosdado Cabello, an influential leader from the state’s ruling socialist party, is believed to be behind the alleged death threat, according to the report, which cited intelligence obtained by the U.S. last month.
Though uncorroborated, federal authorities reportedly took the threat seriously. Rubio’s increased security detail was first spotted at a July 19 Senate hearing and have been following the senator the past several weeks in both Washington and Miami.
Last month, a memo from the Department of Homeland Security was sent to several law enforcement agencies outlining the possible threat against Rubio.
According to the Miami publication, the memo was a, “order to have Senator Rubio assassinated.”
However, the threat has not been verified yet. They said, “No specific information regarding an assassination plot against Senator Rubio has been garnered thus far.”
Cabello, according to the memo, could have gone as far as recruiting “unspecified Mexican nationals” to help carry out his assassination order against Rubio.
The document was marked “law enforcement sensitive,” not classified, the newspaper reported.
The Venezuelan Embassy in Washington declined the Herald’s requests for comment on Saturday, as did a spokeswoman for Rubio.
It would be a big mistake for them to attempt to go through with assassinating Senator Rubio.