Skip to comments.Federal Agency: White House Violated Law by Withholding Military Aid to Ukraine
Posted on 01/16/2020 10:42:45 AM PST by blueyon
The White House violated the law by temporarily withholding U.S. military aid to Ukraine, said a Government Accountability Office report published on Thursday.
In the summer of 2019, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) withheld from obligation funds appropriated to the Department of Defense (DOD) for security assistance to Ukraine, the eight-page watchdog report read. Faithful execution of the law does not permit the President to substitute his own policy priorities for those that Congress has enacted into law. OMB withheld funds for a policy reason, which is not permitted under the Impoundment Control Act (ICA). The withholding was not a programmatic delay. Therefore, we conclude that OMB violated the ICA, it concluded.
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This was the reason for the 3 week delay.
They needed time to fabricate more lies.
Nothing was held up beyond any date. There is no issue here.
It is just the Deep State trumping up charges to again make an innocent circumstance look nefarious.
So now its a Government Agency is that supposed to give it more credibility? It should say an Obongo hack at the GAO fed the rats their ammunition and gave the MSM their headline five days before the trail begins.
The law in question: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/2/chapter-17B/subchapter-II
The law prescribes allowances for delay, and prescribes recourse for excessive delay. The latter was not followed by those empowered to do so - which does not include House Democrats.
Federal Agency: White House Violated Law by Withholding Military Aid to Ukraine
ARREST JOE BIDEN TODAY!! If Trump Broke the law, then surely BIDEN COMMITTED EXTORTION AND BRIBERY
Really? Where does it say that in the law? Since the funds were released weeks before the deadline there is nothing wrong.
Get the names of these people and fire them, or put them in jail.
GAO is an office in the legislative branch of the government just like the CBO is. And like the CBO whoever controls Congress controls it. It particularly speaks drivel when the Rats are in control.
This only generates questions which will go back on those who perpetrated this. We Patriots call it treason.
Total rubbish. My understanding is that Congress mandated the Whitehouse to vet foreign aid packages before releasing the money. That is what they were doing.
Yes, lets keep posting this over and over again.
[[Since the funds were released weeks before the deadline there is nothing wrong.]]
The left are going to try to make the false case that he only did so because he was forced to-
Most Liberals suck
MORE traitors coming out of the woodwork.
I wonder if these scumbags have even considered what might happen if they actually remove the President from office.
Do they think all of us Flyover Country Deplorables will just chuckle and say, “Aw shucks, you got us - you win!”, and go about our daily lives?
Not me, and I’m sure not most of you.
I think things will get VERY messy, figuratively and literally.
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I thought our dealings with other countries was ‘foreign policy’
Does the Hose reps have to have their fingers in THAT pie too? Do they have to treat everything like a traffic violation?
Did they site the law or statute that was violated?
They didn’t make up that part yet!
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