(The Hill) Kyle Balluck 02/03/19 08:26 AM President Trump in an interview broadcast Sunday said U.S. military intervention in crisis-torn Venezuela is an option." Well I dont want to say that" he told host Margaret Brennan on CBSs Face the Nation" when asked about military intervention and any national security interest. But certainly its something thats on the - its an option" he added. The also said Venezuelan President Nicols Maduro requested a meeting a number of months ago" and Trump turned it down. I decided at the time no because so many really horrible things have been happening in Venezuela when you look at that country he said.