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Ukraine aid blocked soon after Trump’s phone call with Zelenskiy, emails show

Ukraine aid blocked soon after Trump’s phone call with Zelenskiy,



Trump acted about 90 minutes after the ‘do us a favor’ phone call behind the scenes to freeze aid from the PentagonAs Republicans and Democrats continue to squabble on the terms of Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate, newly-released government emails show that it took only about 90 minutes after Donald Trump’s infamous July telephone call to Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy for White House officials to order the Pentagon to freeze military funding for Ukraine. Related: Republican rush to defend Trump reveals a party in thrall to its leader Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/22/trump-ukraine-emails-aid-held-soon-after-phone-call

Author : Edward Helmore in New York and agencies

Publish date : 2019-12-22 19:47:20

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