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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The White House removed the core of its Ukraine policy team in the spring and replaced it with "three amigos" considered more reliable for the plan to pressure Kyiv, a senior U.S. diplomat was described as telling House investigators on Tuesday.




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He mostly flew under the radar. He looks like he might join Nikki Haley as the only other person to leave this administration unstained.

Posted by JeffJ at 2019-10-04 03:38 PM


#1 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-10-16 01:00 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Mulvaney emerges as a key facilitator of the campaign to pressure Ukraine

...In late May, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney organized a meeting that stripped control of the country's relationship with Ukraine from those who had the most expertise at the National Security Council and the State Department.

Instead, Mulvaney put an unlikely trio in charge of managing the U.S.-Ukraine account amid worrisome signs of a new priority, congressional officials said Tuesday: pressuring the fledgling government in Kiev to deliver material that would be politically valuable to President Trump....

Acting Chief of Staff Mulvaney. No wonder Pres Trump says he likes "Acting" people on his staff.

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2019-10-16 01:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

The "Three Amigos"? Ha, ha, they're funny. Kill only one of them.

#3 | Posted by Zed at 2019-10-16 02:58 PM | Reply

Conservatives aren't outraged that liberals changed the name of Ukraine's capital from Kiev to Kyiv?

They sure got mad when Sam Smith changed his pronouns from he/him to they/them!

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-10-16 06:23 PM | Reply

"Conservatives aren't outraged that liberals changed the name of Ukraine's capital from Kiev to Kyiv?

About as outraged as when the Chinese changed the name of their capital to Beijing. But I showed them. I still say Peking Duck when I eat at Kim Wah's!

#5 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-16 07:22 PM | Reply

Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Chevy Chase?

#6 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-16 08:56 PM | Reply

#6 that was also my first though.

"Lip balm?"

#7 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-10-17 02:11 AM | Reply

Did they happen to be named Moe Larry and Curly?

#8 | Posted by Tor at 2019-10-17 02:07 PM | Reply

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