[Ed. – Atta-girl. Very interesting counter-images of what the Trump administration can get done where it doesn’t have to fight the Democrats tooth and nail, and what things look like when Republicans in Congress have to be on the front lines for such fights.]
Nikki Haley greeted Venezuelan protesters outside the United Nations demonstrating against the country’s authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro, telling them that the Trump administration has their backs.
In a somewhat unlikely scene, Ambassador Haley walked from her car to a special area designated for protesters set up by the NYPD during United Nations High Level week. Haley encouraged the hundreds of protesters, who seemed to be caught by surprise by her visit that the U.S. was listening.
“We need your voices to be loud, and I will tell you going to tell you the United States voice is going to be very loud,” Haley declared. …
Maduro spoke at the UN General Assembly for over forty minutes Wednesday night, where he likened himself to Nelson Mandela and condemned the U.S. for his country’s many ills. Maduro also criticized media coverage of his country. Following his speech he cancelled an already planned press conference without explanation.