FACT CHECK: Donald Trump Withheld Ukraine Aid

Instead of owning up to his cozy relationship with Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump is leaving out that he withheld military aid in an attempt to extort Ukraine for political gain. 

Donald Trump withheld military aid from Ukraine – an ally of the United States – in order to advance his personal political agenda. 

Washington Post: “Trump ordered hold on military aid days before calling Ukrainian president, officials say”

NBC News: “Trump administration violated the law by withholding Ukraine aid, Government Accountability Office says”

Politico: “Trump holds up Ukraine military aid meant to confront Russia”