Eli Yokley

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Eli is a reporter at Morning Consult covering politics and campaigns.


Morning Consult Washington: Mulvaney Denies ‘Quid Pro Quo’ After Saying Trump Withheld Aid to Press Ukraine

By Eli Yokley Top Stories After telling reporters Thursday afternoon that President Donald Trump withheld U.S. military assistance from Ukraine partly to press the country to undertake investigations that could help him politically, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney issued a statement Thursday evening that “there was absolutely no quid pro quo.” Prior […]

Morning Consult Washington: Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at Age 68

By Eli Yokley Top Stories Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, who represented Baltimore since 1996, died of longstanding health problems early this morning. Cummings, 68, was chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, making him a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, but he had not participated in a roll call […]

Morning Consult Washington: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Eli Yokley Week in Review Ukraine and the impeachment inquiry The White House announced in a letter to House Democratic leaders that it will not cooperate with their impeachment inquiry, arguing that it violates precedent and denies President Donald Trump due process rights. Democrats made clear that Trump’s refusal to cooperate could be the […]

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