Trump: Troops to Venezuela Is an Option, Meeting with Maduro Is Not

President Donald Trump said during a Sunday morning interview with Margaret Brennan on CBS News’ Face the Nation that sending U.S. troops to Venezuela remains an “option.” He also revealed he has refused a request for a meeting from dictator Nicolas Maduro, who is no longer recognized as the legitimate president of Venezuela by the United States and many other nations.

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Poll: One Third of Republicans Would Pitch in to Build Wall

A Rasmussen Reports nationwide poll shows that one in three Republicans would be willing to pitch in to pay for a wall on the U.S. southern border with Mexico if Congress fails to give President Donald Trump the $5 billion he has asked Congress to approve for it.

People hold signs that read, "Build that Wall", as they wait for the start of a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on February 12, 2016

U.S. Military, DHS Conduct Training Exercises Ahead of Caravan Migrants

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the Tucson Sector teamed up with Department of Defense (DOD) personnel to conduct training exercises and harden ports of entry in advance of the anticipated arrival of Central American caravan migrants. Officials estimate the region could become saturated with thousands seeking asylum or crossing the border illegally.

US marines place barbed wire atop fencing along the United States-Mexico border in San Ysidro, California, on November 9, 2018. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker / AFP) (Photo credit should read SANDY HUFFAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Heritage Study: U.S. ‘Only Marginally Able’ to Defend Interests

The United States armed forces are only “marginally able” to defend America against the current high levels of risk primarily fueled by “formidable” U.S. rivals China and Russia, revealed the 2019 Index of U.S. Military Strength released Thursday by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think-tank.

NEAR IRAQI BORDER IN KUWAIT - DECEMBER 9: An American flag hangs on an antennae of a tank as U.S. Army M1A1 Abrams tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles prepare to take part in an exercise December 9, 2002 near the Iraqi border in Kuwait. They are part of the Armored …