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Trump Aides Back Unfolding Venezuela Coup

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Published on April 30, 2019 - Duration: 00:52s

Trump Aides Back Unfolding Venezuela Coup

On Tuesday President Trump’s top aides publicly backed an attempted coup in Venezuela, where opposition leaders have teamed up with a band of rebellious soldiers in an effort to oust strongman leader Nicolás Maduro.

Politico reports that supporting the uprising is a risky proposition for the Trump administration.

Maduro, who retains the loyalty of many of his military generals, may survive and many Latin Americans’ resent America’s history of backing government coups throughout the region.

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