Congress would not support a US military intervention in Venezuela, House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel said during a hearing on the crisis in Venezuela on Wednesday.

“US military intervention is not an option,” Engel said. “Congress decides when, where and how the US military is used around the world, and Congress would not support military intervention in Venezuela.”

Assumptions over possible US military intervention began to emerge after US president Donald Trump said in an interview to CBS that such course of actions was “an option.”

The crisis in the Latin American country escalated after opposition head Juan Guaido declared himself the interim head of state, and was later acknowledged by a number of countries, including the US, regional states and eleven EU states.

At the same time, Russia, Mexico, China, Turkey, Uruguay and several other countries came forward to reaffirm their support for Maduro as the country’s only legitimate democratically elected head of state.

 

 

Source: Sputnik

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prince teutonic

This is green light for CIA to start it’s black ops…

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CIA is doing black ops in Vz for as long as Chavez came to power. There was already a military coup attempt against Chavez, you know. IMHO, this time, they hoped the army to join while it’s obvious that economical hardship makes Maduro way less popular than Chavez was…
Don’t mistake yourself : GRU isn’t better, Iranian diplomats provide explosives to terrorists in the EU and suppose the Chinese deploy troops to help Maduro, it won’t be because he’s nice… Big fishes always eat small fishes and the Yank is not the only big fish around 😉

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Peter Wallace

Engel said. “Congress decides when, where and how the US military is used around the world.
Absolute garbage . Both Obama and Trump have unilaterally attacked countries WITHOUT getting approval from Congress first.

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POTUS has margin for some limited operations and for some limited duration.
It’s a bit different to send a few SOFs or missiles than invading a country or do some Desert Storm, if you get the difference.

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Weldon Cheek

Since when did that stop them from their terrorism?