The two were former Green Berets who thought the mission was backed by the U.S. government. The U.S. government said they knew nothing about it.
GOP Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy railed against Adam Schiff Sunday, accusing him of single-handedly dictating the impeachment inquiry he described as a "calculated coup."
The president's tweet calling the move towards his impeachment a coup is in line with his past rhetoric about the Mueller investigation and the FBI.
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has disbanded the congress in a move his opposition warns could lead to a coup d'ètat.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte warned that the military may act against him over the country's worsening problems, including drugs, corruption, and terrorism.
Vladimir Padrino Lopez refused to back the uprising and has remained loyal to President Nicolas Maduro.
"The U.S. government has the incentive to say the things they said whether or not they're true," coup expert Naunihal Singh said.
Democrats "have stollen [sic] two years of my (our) Presidency (Collusion Delusion) that we will never be able to get back," Trump tweeted on Sunday.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro "had an airplane on the tarmac" but changed his mind on the advice of Russia.
Top members of President Donald Trump's administration welcomed an uprising against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, but the socialist leader's supporters condemned it.
The White House national security adviser claimed three top Venezuelan officials have defected, but none have announced a switch.
Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard clashed with opposition forces in what appeared to be the greatest challenge to President Nicolás Maduro's ruling United Socialist Party since a previous coup attempt in 2002.
Juan Guaidó, Venezuela's self-declared interim president, released a video from an air base near Caracas calling on Venezuelans to help topple President Nicolás Maduro.
President Donald Trump's most vocal supporters and Fox News favorites, including Sean Hannity and South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, argued this week that the president is the victim of an attempted coup.
"I hope the new garden brings renewed strength to each child that visits," Melania Trump stated.
Venezuela's communications minister said that arrested ex-colonel "confesses that U.S. officials were planning a military operation against Venezuela in 2019."
"Donald Trump has without doubt given an order to kill me and has told the government of Colombia and the Colombian mafia to kill me," the embattled South American leader said.
White House national security adviser John Bolton's legal pad notes appeared to say: "Afghanistan —> welcome the talks. 5,000 troops to Colombia."
"Turkish Government can NOT present any single piece of evidence of my wrongdoing," Kanter responded to the news on Twitter.
The 1955 friendship treaty was signed two years after the U.S. overthrew Iran's democratically elected Iranian prime minister and decades before the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Venezuela has become increasingly reliant on Chinese oil-for-loans deals as its economy spirals downward.
Up to 50 of pro-Brexit members of Parliament reportedly met Tuesday night to discuss plans for a battle over leadership.
The president said the coup was planned by rogue elements within the military, communist rebels and opposing political parties.
Under Maduro's authoritarian regime, Venezuelans have faced an economic crisis and high crime rates as people continue to protest.
The verdicts for 700 people who took part in the 2013 protests were passed down by a Cairo criminal court.
The deposed leader said he has been given $467,000 and two houses, which he claims is not enough.