Venezuela’s Maduro: US leads assassination plot against him

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks after voting in local elections in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. Venezuelans head to the polls Sunday to elect local city councils amid widespread apathy driven by a crushing economic crisis and threats of expulsion by opposition groups for candidates who participate in what they consider an “electoral farce.” (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

CARACAS, Venezuela — Socialist President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday that he has uncovered an assassination plot that leads directly to the White House.