Pillows vs $ 400 million: White House jokes at Obama because of his aid to Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

White House posted a comparative photo of military assistance from former US President Barack Obama and incumbent President Donald Trump
21:03, 16 November 2019
White House published a photo, on which it compared military assistance to Ukraine from former US President Barack Obama and incumbent President Donald Trump. The photo was posted on the White House Facebook page.

"Obama gave Ukraine pillows and blankets. Trump gave $ 400 million in military aid," the message reads.
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Earlier it was reported that the US Department of State has unblocked the allocation of $ 141 million of military assistance to Ukraine even before President Donald Trump announced on September 11 that the moratorium on such assistance was lifted.
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Congress allocated $ 250 million to the Ministry of Defense for an initiative to support Ukraine’s security. But according to reports, President Trump asked Mick Mulvaney, the current acting chief of staff of the White House, to suspend assistance to Ukraine in July 2019.

Note, after the meeting between Trump and Zelensky, the US president recall that ex-President Barack Obama sent Ukraine blankets and pillows, while he gives anti-tank systems.
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