Listen: Jackie Quinn, Venezuela And State Department discussed on AP 24 Hour News
"A Russian comedian gets the US voi- for Venezuela to spill some secrets AP's. At Jackie Quinn reports. The State Department says the comic pretended to be Swiss official asked about military action special Representative Elliot Abrams was caught on tape ruling out the possibility of US military action in Venezuela unless that. Did something crazy like attack the American embassy, but admitting to keeping the idea on the table to make the Venezuelan military nervous. A recording was made by two Russian comedians known for prank calls one of them posing as a Swiss dignitary and Abrahams speaking freely about the situation. The State Department says it's well aware of the prank and blames it on Russia's propaganda. Playbook and the lanes Moscow will go to to prop up the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Jackie Quinn, Washington. Radio. President Trump's former campaign chairman sentenced to nearly four years of prison."