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Gaetz: Holding Military Aid For Political Favor Is Inappropriate But That’s Not What Trump Did


Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said on Thursday that it wouldn’t be appropriate to attempt to link military aid to help with an election campaign, but insisted that President Donald Trump did not do so with Ukraine.

When MSNBC host Hallie Jackson asked Gaetz, “Is it okay for any politician to trade military aid for political favors?” the Florida Republican deflected by saying he wasn’t present for top diplomat in Ukraine Bill Taylor’s testimony on Tuesday.
“I do not believe it would be appropriate for any politician to link military aid to assistance in a future election, no,” the Republican lawmaker said when …read more

Source:: TPM

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