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White House Assigned ‘3 Amigos’ to Head Ukraine Policy, Top Diplomat Says

A top U.S. State Department official told House investigators privately Tuesday administration officials told him to “lay low” on matters involving Ukraine in deference to the “three amigos” who assumed control of foreign policy toward the Eastern European ally, Democratic Congressman Gerald Connolly said.Connolly told reporters George Kent described a May 23 White House meeting during which President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, put Energy Secretary Rick Perry, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, and U.S. envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker in charge of Ukrainian affairs.Kent testified, “they called themselves the three amigos” and …read more

Source:: Voice of America



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