(NEW YORK POST) President Trump has denied suggestions the US government was behind a failed coup to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and bring him to the US — saying he would invade with a large army instead, if he wanted to.
Two ex-US special forces soldiers were among dozens of people arrested over the weekend for trying to topple the socialist strongman — with Maduro accusing Trump of being “the direct chief of this invasion.”
“We have nothing to do with it. If I wanted to go into Venezuela, I wouldn’t make a secret about it,” Trump told “Fox and Friends” on Friday morning, denying the dictator’s charges.
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