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Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government's watchdog agency said Thursday a White House office violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine.

The Government Accountability Office said in a report that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law in holding up the aid. The freeze is at center of the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

The independent agency, which reports to Congress, said OMB violated the Impoundment Control Act in delaying the security...