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Trump Cares So Much About Corruption That He Keeps Cutting Funding To Fight It


President Donald Trump and his allies have repeated ad nauseam that he froze congressionally approved military aid to Ukraine because of his staunch determination to weed out corruption in the Ukrainian government, not to pressure Ukraine into helping his political campaign.
But his administration’s budget proposals for international anti-corruption programs blow an enormous hole in that (already shaky) defense.

White House budget documents, first reported by the Washington Post, show that the Trump administration slashed millions from funds to assist Ukraine’s anti-corruption efforts through the International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement program (INCLE) in the fiscal years of 2019 and 2020.
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Source:: TPM

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