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Congress’ Investigative Office Probing Whether Ukraine Aide Holdup Violated Law


A congressional watchdog office is looking into whether President Donald Trump improperly upheld a nine-figure aid package to Ukraine, despite Congress having already approved the money.

The Government Accountability Office is investigating the White House’s hold on the aid, a spokesperson confirmed to The Wall Street Journal on Thursday.
The nearly $400 million package has played a central role in the House impeachment inquiry of Trump’s actions — the EU ambassador acknowledged this week that he told the Ukrainians that the money was dependent on announcing investigations that would be helpful to Trump.
But the GAO inquiry actually came in response to a …read more

Source:: TPM

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