Trump says military action against Venezuela is 'certainly something that we could pursue'

‘Donald Trump¬†has said he is considering a military option over the crisis in Venezuela, punctuating a belligerent week that began with his threat to rain “fire and fury” on North Korea.

Speaking to reporters in New Jersey, Mr Trump said he was “not going to rule out” a military response, adding that it was “certainly something that we could pursue”.

“The people are suffering and they are dying. We have many options for Venezuela including a possible military option if necessary,” he told reporters.’

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