White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part Over Election Probe

The White House acknowledged that it held up military aid to Ukraine as President Donald Trump pushed the country's new leader to investigate the Democratic National Committee in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, a central question in the House impeachment inquiry .

  • Published 17 October 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House acknowledged that it held up military aid to Ukraine as President Donald Trump pushed the country's new leader to investigate the Democratic National Committee in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, a central question in the House impeachment inquiry . Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said that Trump did nothing wrong in linking the aid to Ukraine's investigation. He said the probe would simply be part of the Justice… Read at AP News