United States Department Of State

State DepartmentThe U.S. Constitution , drafted in Philadelphia in September 1787 and ratified by the thirteen states the following 12 months, gave the President the accountability for the conduct of the nation’s foreign relations.

It’s onerous to choose the Venezuelan president’s greatest flaw. Which is more serious: his merciless indifference to the suffering of his folks, or his brutal autocratic conduct? Which is extra outrageous: his immense ignorance or the truth that he dances on tv while his henchmen murder defenseless young protesters in the streets? The checklist of Nicolas Maduro’s failings is lengthy, and Venezuelans know it; over 80 percent of them oppose him. And it’s not just Venezuelans. The rest of the world has also discovered —eventually!—his despotic, corrupt, and inept character.

This week began with stories that President Donald Trump’s finances proposal will drastically slash the State Department’s funding, and final week ended with White House adviser and … Read more