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Mulvaney Admits Quid Pro Quo, Then Alleges Media Misconstrued His Comments

Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, undercut on Thursday President Trump’s long-maintained position that there was no quid pro quo with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during their phone call in July. Mulvaney’s admission stunned White House officials, and Trump himself, who later authorized a second statement which tried to walk back Mulvaney’s damaging comments.

Emulating McCain’s Straight Talk Express, Buttigieg Gives Reporters Complete Access During Iowa Bus Tour

As part of his media strategy, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg extended full access to reporters during a recent bus tour of eastern Iowa. Modeled off of Senator John McCain’s Straight Talk Express during the 2000 presidential election, Buttigieg’s bus tour gave reporters the opportunity to ask him questions on a variety of topics.

Biden Campaign Demands Networks Stop Booking Giuliani In Light of Ukraine Disinformation

After President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani propogated unsubstantiated accusations of corruption against him, Joe Biden’s campaign circulated a letter to the broadcast networks, demanding that they stop booking Giuliani. The letter is the latest effort by Biden’s campaign to shape the narrative about the Trump-Ukraine scandal.

CNN Criticized For Conflict-Heavy Framing Of Democratic Debates

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit, Michigan for two nights of debates last week that were criticized for encouraging conflict instead of examining substantive policy issues. CNN, the host and broadcaster of the debates, opened the show with a 3-minute introduction featuring