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Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid: Govt watchdog concludes

R Sinduja

News Editor

Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog, said Trump admin broke the law when it withheld US security aid to Ukraine last year that had been appropriated by Congress; which was an issue at the centre of the impeachment of President Trump. The office of management & budget told the GAO that it withheld funds to ensure they were not spent in a way that could conflict with Trump's foreign policy.