US reiterates ‘all options on the table’ as John Bolton accidentally flashes plans for troops to Venezuela border

US National Security Advisor John Bolton was photographed on Monday holding a notepad that included the handwritten line: “5,000 troops to Colombia.”

Bolton spoke to White House reporters while holding the yellow notepad and discussing the crisis in Venezuela, where the US now recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president.

It was not until after the briefing that observers spotted the black scrawl.