Did he say there was a quid pro quo with Ukraine or did he say there wasn’t a quid pro quo? Did he say it then deny he said it?
It doesn’t sound like the President’s legal staff approved of Mulvaney’s statements:
“The President’s legal counsel was not involved in acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney’s press briefing.”
The DOJ released an official statement even before Sekulow:
“If the White House was withholding aid in regards to the cooperation of any investigation at the Department of Justice, that is news to us.”
I think Schiff and Pelosi will soon be sending him a thank you letter and asking if he would like to hold a press conference for one of the three committees conducting the impeachment inquiry.
Here’s a link to the transcript