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Here's the transcript of Mick Mulvaney's Thursday press briefing - decide for yourself whether he confirms Trump's Ukraine phone call was an illegal quid pro quo

Posted On: Oct 18, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Here's the transcript of Mick Mulvaney's Thursday press briefing - decide for yourself whether he confirms Trump's Ukraine phone call was an illegal quid pro quo

On Thursday, White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney seemingly admitted in a press briefing to reporters that the administration engaged in a quid-pro-quo with Ukraine to trade US military aid for investigations.
President Donald Trump is currently facing an impeachment inquiry over explosive allegations that he improperly used the power of the office to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democrats.
"Did he also mention to me in passing the corruption related to the DNC server? Absolutely. No question about that. But that's it, and that's why we held up the money," Mulvaney said during the conference.
After the press briefing, Mulvaney walked back his previous remarks, claiming that the media had "misconstrued" his comments and there was "absolutely no quid-pro-quo."
Here's the full transcript of Mulvaney's back-and-forth over the administration's withholding of aid so you can decide for yourself.
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