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Ukraine knew of stalled aid far earlier than White House claims, official testifies

New evidence from impeachment inquiry witness Laura Cooper knocks down key pillar of Trump’s defenceUkraine raised concerns about a hold on military aid on the same day as Donald Trump’s infamous phone call with its president, a Pentagon official told the impeachment inquiry on Wednesday.The evidence from Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defence, knocks down a key pillar of the White House’s defence: that Ukraine was unaware of the suspension of nearly $400m in security assistance until a much later date. Related: Sondland’s bombshell testimony blows holes in Trump’s Ukraine defence Continue reading… …read more

Source:: The Guardian


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