During the first White House press briefing of the year, National Security Advisor John Bolton’s notes were caught on camera. The note said: “5000, troops to Columbia.” What does that mean?
If you look closely at John Bolton’s notes from today, you can clearly see a terrible OPSEC breach during the press briefing.
CNN’s Jim Acosta explained fully on what happened and said the White House issued a statement regarding this note.
“That very brief statement in response to this question about what that was all about essentially said as the president has said, all options are on the table when it comes to the situation in Venezuela,” Acosta said.
On Monday the US announced sanctions on Venezuela’s government-owned oil company. President Trump is also leaving open the option of possible U.S. military intervention to protect Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan