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Rachel Maddow blames Venezuelan unrest on donations to Trump campaign

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MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has made the claim that civil rest in Venezuela is due in part to donations to Trump's 2016 campaign. Getty Images)

Thursday night, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow made the claim that the current civil unrest happening in the socialist country of Venezuela is a product of donations given to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Maddow began her report by discussing a Mic.com article about National Security Officials, along with Trump's Chief of Staff Steve Bannon meeting with businessmen with ties to Trump's family in order lift sanctions on Venezuela. These sanctions were put in place by the previous administration in 2014 after 43 protesters were killed in a government crackdown.

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