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White House admits pressuring Ukraine to launch inquiry


White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledges aid was withheld in part to pressure Ukraine. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: A top White House official admitted Thursday that President Donald Trump had tied military aid for Ukraine to Kiev undertaking an investigation that would help Trump politically, adding ammunition to Democrats’ impeachment probe.
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney’s stunning admission supports a key allegation in the House impeachment effort, that the president illicitly sought foreign political help as he seeks re-election next year.
Mulvaney said it was true that Trump used the aid to prod Kiev in July to investigate the …read more

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