Bernie Sanders made a familiar argument when challenged with the failures of Venezuela and the Soviet Union as cautionary tales about socialism.
Times have gotten so tough in socialist Venezuela that criminals can no longer afford bullets to shoot each other, The Associated Press reported.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., angrily defended his record of siding with the United States's socialist adversaries in an interview with The New York Times.
Morgan Artyukhina, a "revolutionary" who supports Maduro's regime, said "there is so much" the United States could learn from Venezuela.
Asked on Thursday whether she supports Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., dodged the question.
Ilhan Omar resplied to a question about the popular arising in Venezuela by saying the United States has "helped lead the devastation."
With Venezuela in chaos, a video has resurfaced of Bernie Sanders being questioned about the country's crisis back when he first ran for president in 2016.
Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, sought to reality-check Americans who are wringing their hands over the Trump administration's intervention in Venezuela.
A 2011 article posted to the website of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., praised the economic situation in socialist Venezuela.
Amid ongoing protests by anti-Maduro opposition forces, a Fox interview with the nation's citizens several months ago is receiving renewed attention.