Trump administration quietly releases Lebanon military aid

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WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has quietly released more than $100 million in military assistance to Lebanon after months of unexplained delay that led some lawmakers to compare it to the aid for Ukraine at the center of the impeachment inquiry.

 

The $105 million in Foreign Military Financing funds for the Lebanese Armed Forces was released just before the Thanksgiving holiday and lawmakers were notified of the step on Monday, according to two congressional staffers and an administration official.

 

All three spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly to the matter.

 

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