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Murkowski Condemns Mulvaney’s Remarks, Few Other GOPers Speak Up

You’d barely know, from the reaction of congressional Republicans, that White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney had publicly confirmed a central question of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry on national television.

Mulvaney said in a press conference Thursday that the White House had withheld military funds appropriated by Congress for Ukraine over Donald Trump’s insistence that Ukraine investigate a conspiracy theory about Democrats and the 2016 election.
The strongest Republican voice in reaction to Mulvaney was Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).
“You don’t hold up foreign aid that we had previously appropriated for a political initiative, period,” Murkowski told reporters, calling the news of …read more

Source:: TPM



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