[9/10/16] Donald Trump believes the United States will become “another Venezuela” if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency in November.
The Republican presidential nominee, piggybacking off statements made by former Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann (R), told the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody that “this will be the last election that the Republicans have a chance of winning,” if Clinton becomes commander in chief.
According to Trump, it’s the U.S. Supreme Court, and vacancies therein, along with liberal immigration policies, that would block Republicans from ever reaching the Oval Office in the future.
“If they pick the super liberals, probably, to a certain extent, people that would make [Vermont Sen.] Bernie Sanders happy, you will never have a Supreme Court — we’re gonna end up with another Venezuela, large-scale version,” Trump told Brody. “It would be a disaster for the country.”
The Venezuelan government is viewed by many as one of the most corrupt in the world. According to aWashington Post report earlier this year, President Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chávez’s handpicked successor, has enforced a state of emergency in the country because he claims his opposition attempted to launch a coup against him…CONTINUE READING