Type WebPage
Date 2020-01-03
Tags Trump, Ukraine

White House Withholds 20 Emails Between Two Trump Aides on Ukraine Aid (Link)

The Trump administration disclosed on Friday that there were 20 emails between a top aide to President Trump’s acting chief of staff and a colleague at the White House’s Office of Management and Budget discussing the freeze of a congressionally mandated military aid package for Ukraine.But in response to a court order that it swiftly process those pages in response to a Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, lawsuit filed by The New York Times, the Office of Management and Budget delivered a terse letter saying it would not turn over any of the 40 pages of emails — not even with redactions.

Name Role
Charlie Savage Author
Eric Lipton Author
The New York Times Publisher