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White House admits Trump tied Ukraine aid to political effort


Monitoring Desk

WASHINGTON: A top White
House official admitted Thursday that President Donald Trump had tied military
aid for Ukraine to Kiev undertaking an investigation that would help Trump
politically, adding ammunition to Democrats’ impeachment probe.

Acting White House
Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney’s stunning admission supports a key allegation in
the House impeachment effort, that the president illicitly sought foreign
political help as he seeks re-election next year.

Mulvaney said it was
true that Trump used the aid to prod Kiev in July to investigate the allegation
— widely viewed as groundless — that the Democratic National Committee had
hidden a computer server in Ukraine that would undermine claims that Trump’s
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Source:: The Frontier Post

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