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Ukraine Newspaper's Front Page Features Trump's 'Shady Cast of Characters'

25 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters the Trump administration had withheld $400 million in security aid from Ukraine to pressure Kyiv to investigate Democrats, then walked back the remarks.
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Mick Mulvaney tries to claw back his confirmation - made on live TV - that Trump threatened to withhold aid to Ukraine to secure political dirt on Democrats

Mick Mulvaney tries to claw back his confirmation - made on live TV - that Trump threatened to withhold aid to Ukraine to secure political dirt on Democrats

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Thursday tried to walk back an earlier admission that US President Donald Trump made aid to Ukraine conditional on it probing his Democratic rivals.
"I have news for everybody. Get over it. There is going to be political influence in foreign policy," Mulvaney had earlier told reporters in the White House situation room.
It was widely understood as an admission of a direct exchange - a "quid pro quo" - which Trump had long denied took place.
Later, Mulvaney in a statement said: "Once again, the media has decided to misconstrue my comments...
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