“To Nicolas Maduro, grant him wisdom and support as he keeps hopes and dreams alive, as he picks up the baton and makes a great nation greater.
…How do we measure a great leader? By how he treats the least of these. Hugo [Chavez] fed the hungry. He lifted the poor. He raised their hopes. He helped them realize their dreams. And so today we do mourn, because we’ve lost a life. But we have a lot left: a stable government, and orderly transition.”