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First this news. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Windsor Johnston. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo is pressuring members of the UN Security Council to pick a side in Venezuela as NPR's Michele Keleman reports Pompeo is also urging the world body to support the efforts of Venezuela's opposition to to President Nicolas. Maduro farm peyot is painting a stark picture of the crisis in Venezuela. Starving massive malnutrition refugees fleeing after a UN Security Council meeting he repeated his call on countries to recognize the head of the national assembly one Guido as the interim president we hope to that. Each of those nations will ensure that they disconnect their financial systems from the majora shame. Russia's ambassador blasted the US for using the Security Council to promote regime change bomb. Peyot says it shameful that. Russia. China and Cuba. Continued back Madero whose quote, socialist experiment has ruined the country. Michelle Kellerman, NPR news, Washington federal workers are preparing for their first week back on the job since the partial government shutdown ended. But many of them remain skeptical about the short-term spending plan President Trump signed yesterday to keep federal agencies funded through the middle of next month TSA aging Cairo Alameda is among them. They're going to shut down the government again. That's what we all. They're going to do it again. In all because what vanity won't congressional Democrats and Republicans have until February fifteenth to put together a permanent spending plan that addresses their differences over border wall funding, President Trump says if they can't reach a deal by then the partial shutdown will resume.