Watchdog: White House Violated Law in Freezing Ukraine Aid

The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment.

  • Published 16 January 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said. The Government Accountability Office said in a report that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law in holding up the aid, which Congress passed less than a year ago, saying “the President is not vested with the power to ignore or amend any… Read at AP News