Venezuelan TV airs 'confession' of ex-US Special Forces soldier after

Source: New York Post - View Original Article
Published: May 06, 2020
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92% "This is the first public declaration given by this captured North American marine, he said.""
89% "He said he was recruited to train the small squad in planning, mission planning and tactical work inside buildings.""
85% "We just heard about it.""
80% "Denman, who said he spent five years in Special Forces, later left the military and went into private security, known in some places as ..."
67% "He said they were driven to Riohacha, a city in northern Colombia, and stayed in two safe houses during the planning.""
64% "But whatever it is, we'll let you know.""
62% "Denman and Berry fought together in Afghanistan and Iran, according to an investigative report of the operation published by The Associated Press on Friday.""
-51% "A former US Special Forces soldier said in what was described as a videotaped confession aired on Venezuelan TV Wednesday that he was promised ..."

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92% : "This is the first public declaration given by this captured North American marine," he said.
89% : But it has nothing to do with our government.
89% : He said he was recruited to train the small squad in "planning, mission planning and tactical work inside buildings.
85% : "We just heard about it.
80% : Denman, who said he spent five years in Special Forces, later left the military and went into private security, "known in some places as mercenary work."
67% : He said they were driven to Riohacha, a city in northern Colombia, and stayed in two safe houses during the planning.
64% : But whatever it is, we'll let you know.
62% : "I just got information on that," the president told reporters Tuesday.
62% : Denman and Berry fought together in Afghanistan and Iran, according to an investigative report of the operation published by The Associated Press on Friday.
49% : A former US Special Forces soldier said in what was described as a videotaped confession aired on Venezuelan TV Wednesday that he was promised up to $100,000 to lead a mercenary army in a wild raid to oust the country's President Nicolas Maduro.
46% : Denman and another former Special Forces member, Airan Berry, 41, were taken into custody at gunpoint after the failed assault on the coastal city of La Guaira.
43% : "Securing the sector, establishing outer security, communication with the tower, bringing in planes, one of which includes one to put Maduro on and take him back to the United States."
39% : Luke Denman, 34, who was taken into custody during the botched attack, said he was recruited for the coup attempt in December by controversial ex-Green Beret Jordan Goudreau to train dozens of combatants and secure a Caracas airport so that Maduro could be returned to the US. Asked who commanded "Jordan," Denman answered, "President Donald Trump.
38% : " "I was helping Venezuelans take back control of their country," Denman said on the video.
38% : Asked what his objective was, he said, "The only instructions that I received from Jordan was to ensure that we took control of an airport for safe passage for Maduro and the receiving of arms."
37% : Trump said this week the US played no role in the attack.
36% : Maduro, who introduced the video on Venezuela's teleSUR-TV news network, hailed it as a smoking gun to prove the White House was behind the raid.
23% : According to the video, Denman, of Austin, Texas, flew to Colombia with Berry on Jan. 16 to begin training as many as 60 mercenaries.
8% : Goudreau has taken credit of setting up the failed assault.

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