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Newly released emails offer more details in timeline of pause to Ukraine aid


Shortly after President Donald Trump spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on July 25, Trump’s political appointees were already tasked with carrying out a freeze on security funding for Ukraine, newly released government documents show.
“Based on guidance I have received and in light of the Administration’s plan to review assistance to Ukraine, including the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, please hold off on any additional DoD obligations of these funds, pending direction from that process,” Mike Duffey, the White House official in the Office of Management and Budget responsible for overseeing national security money and a Trump political appointee, wrote to …read more

Source:: National Newswatch

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