U.S. President Donald Trump said over the weekend that he would consider sending troops to Venezuela to support self-proclaimed interim President Juan Guaidó.
In an interview with CBS news that is set to air on Sunday, Trump said that deploying U.S. troops is “an option.”
The U.S. president also said that he had turned down a meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
U.S. President Donald Trump has said in an interview to U.S. media sending military to Venezuela is "an option" and has turned down President Nicolas Maduro's request for a meeting
— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) February 3, 2019
Wow. Trump to CBS: sending military to Venezuela is 'an option' and has turned down Maruro's request for a meeting.
— Julian Morrison (@julesskynews) February 3, 2019