Pompeo Floats US Military Intervention In Venezuela: ‘No Option Is Off The Table’

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 27: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before the House Appropriations Committee's State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee about his departments FY2020 budget req... WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 27: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before the House Appropriations Committee's State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee about his departments FY2020 budget request March 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. With Pompeo at the helm, the State Department has requested budget cuts of more than 11-percent over FY2019 and both Republicans and Democrats were critical of the request. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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May 5, 2019 11:38 a.m.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that US military deployment in Venezuela is one of “many options” amid the embattled country’s uprising against President Nicolás Maduro.

“The President’s made clear no option is off the table,” the secretary said during his interview on CBS’s “Face The Nation” with Margaret Brennan.

“We’ve worked diligently to make sure that capability, a wide range of capabilities, are prepared to be executed,” Pompeo told Brennan.

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