- Mike Pompeo tweets in support of ‘Operación Libertad’
- Mike Pence, John Bolton and senior Democrat give backing
- Venezuela opposition leader claims coup is under way
The US has declared its support for Juan Guaido as he called for the Venezuelan military to join an uprising against the government of Nicolás Maduro.
The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, tweeted a message in support of what he called “the start of Operación Libertad”.