US threatens Venezuela with ‘crippling’ measures after Trump-Guaidó meeting

  • US rolls out red carpet for Venezuela opposition leader
  • Trump administration to take unspecified steps within 30 days

The United States has warned it was preparing “crippling” and “impactful measures” designed to force Nicolás Maduro from power as Donald Trump rolled out the red carpet for the Venezuelan leader’s challenger, Juan Guaidó.

Guaidó, who has spent the last year battling – so far unsuccessfully – to topple Maduro, arrived at the White House on Wednesday afternoon and was met by the US president.

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