Trump weighs US military intervention in Venezuela: Sending troops is ‘an option’
Donald Trump. (AFP / Jim WATSON)

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.