U.S. White House Officials Voice Support For The Coup Attempt In Venezuela

The Guardian: US declares support for Venezuela coup attempt

The US has declared its support for Juan Guaidó as he called for the Venezuelan military to join an uprising against the government of Nicolás Maduro.

The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, tweeted a message in support of what he called “the start of Operación Libertad”.

“The US Government fully supports the Venezuelan people in their quest for freedom and democracy. Democracy cannot be defeated,” Pompeo said.

The vice-president, Mike Pence, also went on to Twitter to egg on the protesters:

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U.S. Officials Voice Support For The Coup Attempt In Venezuela

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