Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C), his wife, Cilia Flores, left, and military officers reacting to a loud bang at a ceremony on August 4. Officials from US President Donald Trump's administration met secretly with Venezuelan military officers to discuss plans to oust Maduro but reportedly decided not to help. Photo: AFP

Trump administration met, and rebuffed, Venezuela military coup plotters, report says

A month before the August attack against the Venezuelan president, Donald Trump was considering an array of options, including military action, to end a crisis in Venezuela

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C), his wife, Cilia Flores, left, and military officers reacting to a loud bang at a ceremony on August 4. Officials from US President Donald Trump's administration met secretly with Venezuelan military officers to discuss plans to oust Maduro but reportedly decided not to help. Photo: AFP
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