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Top government watchdog finds that Trump broke the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The independent US Government Accountability Office concluded Thursday that the Trump administration broke the law when it withheld over $200 million in military aid to Ukraine over the summer.
The GAO found that Trump's Office of Management and Budget violated the Impoundment Control Act, which sets limits on when a president can defer congressionally approved spending, by "substituthis own policy priorities for those that Congress has enacted into law."
The issue is at the center of Trump's impeachment over his alleged use of the aid and a White House meeting...
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Trump has ruined the 'magic' of the presidency with his 'disdain' for America's fundamental values, a government aide claimed in an explosive new book

Trump has ruined the 'magic' of the presidency with his 'disdain' for America's fundamental values, a government aide claimed in an explosive new book

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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A government aide has told the authors of a new book about Trump that he has tarnished the office of President of the United States.
"'He's ruined that magic," the aide is quoted as saying.
"'The disdain he shows for our country's foundation and its principles. The disregard he has for right and wrong. Your fist clenches. Your teeth grate."
Sources have described a series of incidents to the authors in which Trump showed ignorance of key geographical and historical facts - including exactly what happened at Pearl Harbour in 1941.
The book, named "A Very Stable...
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