Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Trump's man to handle Venezuela crisis was convicted in Iran-Contra affair and fought to cover-up worst massacre in recent Latin American history

Political scientist Ross Cheit offered commentary on President Trump's appointment of Elliot Abrams as envoy to Venezuela, saying "I'd certainly heard reports that he had been nixed for top positions at the State Department, and I would certainly say his Iran-Contra days are infamous."

January 31, 2019 Business Insider