This hearing will examine U.S. policy in Venezuela, including the restoration of democracy and rule of law, U.S. sanctions, and the provision of humanitarian assistance to address the growing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.

Opening Statements

Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX)
Opening Statement


The Honorable Elliott Abrams
U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela
U.S. Department of State
Witness Statement

Ms. Sandra Oudkirk
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Energy Resources
U.S. Department of State
Witness Statement

Mr. Steve Olive
Acting Assistant Administrator
Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
U.S. Agency for International Development
Witness Statement