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Pentagon Official Overseeing Ukraine Policy to Testify in Impeachment Probe


U.S. lawmakers overseeing the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump’s actions towards Ukraine will hear more closed door testimony Wednesday from a high-ranking official.Laura Cooper is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia. She is expected to testify about $250 million in military aid for Ukraine that had been held up by the White House, despite the Pentagon’s insistence that it be released.Cooper’s testimony comes one day after the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine told lawmakers he was told the White House would only free military aid to Ukraine if it publicly promised to investigate Democrats …read more

Source:: Voice of America

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