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.
Less than two weeks after Attorney General William Barr told Congress that Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not draw a definitive conclusion as to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, The New York Times reported that members of Mueller’s team had told associates that Barr failed to adequately portray their findings, which they said were more troubling for Trump than Barr presented them to be.
With NBC’s new Snapchat-exclusive broadcast in the mix, broadcast news has been gaining traction on the social media app.
The Washington Post, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – Remix the Election: The Results in Sound This is probably one of the most creative graphics that came out of election day.