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Trump was briefed on whistleblower before releasing Ukraine aid – officials

President was told about the complaint in late AugustAid was released on 11 September amid pressure from CongressDonald Trump was briefed on the whistleblower complaint about his dealings with Ukraine before the White House released nearly $400m in military aid to Kyiv, officials said on Wednesday, shedding new light on events that triggered the impeachment inquiry.The president was told about the complaint in late August in a briefing by the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, and John Eisenberg, an attorney with the White House national security council, according to two officials not authorized to publicly discuss the matter. Related: Giuliani …read more

Source:: The Guardian


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