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Impeachment trial opens as watchdog says Trump broke law on Ukraine

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Government accountability office finds suspension of of military aid at Trump’s direction violated lawTrump ‘knew exactly what was going on’ in Ukraine, says Giuliani associateAs the Senate opened an impeachment trial in which Donald Trump will stand charged with abusing the power of his office, the president was hit with new allegations of wrongdoing by an agency within Trump’s own administration.The Government Accountability Office released a finding on Thursday morning that the suspension last year of military aid for Ukraine at Trump’s direction violated laws governing the disbursement of congressionally appropriated funds. Continue reading…

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Author : Tom McCarthy in New York and Lauren Gambino and David Smith in Washington

Publish date : 2020-01-16 20:12:11

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