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Mick Mulvaney reacted to being confronted with a recording of the quid pro quo comment he made on live TV, saying he didn't 'have a perfect press conference'

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney again defended his comment from days earlier in which he acknowledged that the White House withheld $400 million in aid to pressure Ukraine to investigate the 2016 presidential election.
Mulvaney said he could see how people took his comments "the wrong way" but said again that was incorrect because he never used the words "quid pro quo."
Mulvaney first shocked reporters at a White House press conference on Thursday when he said Trump dangled hundreds of millions of military aid dollars on the condition that Ukraine would investigate...
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Mike Pompeo Says He 'Never Saw' Quid Pro Quo Even After Mick Mulvaney Admitted It

Mike Pompeo Says He 'Never Saw' Quid Pro Quo Even After Mick Mulvaney Admitted It

9 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The secretary of state stuck with the White House's messaging following the acting chief of staff's candid acknowledgment of the deal in a press briefing.
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