Pompeo to Fox News' Chris Wallace: Maduro is a 'sick tyrant'

Mike Pompeo.
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo referred to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as a "sick tyrant" who is denying food and medicine to starving Venezuelans during an interview with Fox News' Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday.

In response to Wallace's questioning on the violent standoff at the Venezuela-Colombia border between anti-government protesters and the Venezuelan military on Saturday, Pompeo said that the Venezuelan people "are speaking loudly and clearly" and understand that internationally recognized interim President Juan Guaido is the legitimate leader of the country.

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