Pence Plays Down Trump Threat on Venezuela

CARTAGENA, Colombia—Vice President Mike Pence tamped down President Donald Trump’s threats of U.S. military intervention in Venezuela amid growing regional fears that such comments have strengthened that country’s president, Nicolás Maduro.

Mr. Pence spoke Sunday night in neighboring Colombia, two days after Mr. Trump jolted the region by saying he was considering a military operation to resolve a growing political crisis over Mr….

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