In a rare press conference this afternoon, White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney scorched reporters over their insistence on emboldening the Democrats’ efforts to impeach Donald Trump.
Mulvaney was both combative and quick, often quipping at reporters with an oddly-proecognizant idea of exactly where they were headed. This is due, in no small part, to the mainstream media’s redundant and repetitive talking points regarding impeachment, Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani, and more.
During the contentious appearance, Mulvaney also seemed defiant, laying out the reality of the situation, and literally telling the world to “get over it”, as politics and foreign policy are simply and inexorably intertwined.
One line of discussion in particular seemed to pique the interest of the resistant left over all others.
White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney confirmed that President Donald Trump wanted Ukraine to cooperate with an investigation into attempts to meddle in the 2016 election before giving the country lethal military aid.
“Did he also mention to me in past the corruption related to the DNC server? Absolutely,” Mulvaney said. “No question about that. But that’s it, and that’s why we held up the money.”
Mulvaney said that Trump was concerned about corruption in Ukraine, including its efforts in the 2016 election during a press briefing with reporters on Thursday afternoon.
House Intel Committee Chairman Adam Schiff was predictably quick to respond to Mulvaney’s presser, stating in a rather elementary and vague fashion that his performance has made things “much, much worse”.
Sources within the White House were reportedly “stunned” by the content of Mulvaney’s appearance before the press.
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