White House held up aid to Ukraine for political reasons

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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney answers questions from reporters during a news briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 17, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Leah Millis.

Mick Mulveney confirmed that the White House held up military aid to Ukraine partly because Trump wanted the country to investigate the 2016 election. This seems to undercut Trump’s statement that no quid pro quo was involved.