Pentagon Official Testifies on Ukraine in Impeachment Probe

The New York Times Politics 3 weeks ago

WASHINGTON — A senior Defense Department official who oversees Ukraine policy is answering questions behind closed doors as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Laura Cooper arrived Wednesday morning on Capitol Hill to appear before the House panels conducting the investigation.

Her testimony comes a day after a top U.S. diplomat testified that he was told Trump withheld military aid to Ukraine unless the country's president went public with a promise to investigate Democrats.

More than two dozen Republican House members held a news conference outside the secure room in the Capitol where the deposition with Cooper was taking place.

They decried the depositions behind closed doors and said Americans should be able to read the transcripts of any interviews being conducted as part of impeachment.

Source link
Read also:
The Wall Street Journal › Politics › 3 weeks ago
A Defense Department official appeared before the House panels leading the impeachment inquiry as Democrats continued to probe the White House’s hold on security assistance to Ukraine, which raised alarms at the Pentagon this summer.
Raw Story › 3 weeks ago
Pentagon official Laura Cooper was called to Congress to give testimony on the Ukraine scandal. She is the military’s Russia-Ukraine expert and would have extensive information about the issues facing Ukraine. The No. 2 official at the Pentagon sent...
CNN › Politics › 3 weeks ago
A top Pentagon career official overseeing Ukraine policy is due to testify before the House impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, an appearance that takes place amid intense scrutiny over whether the White House sought to freeze military aid to Ukraine as...
Reuters › Politics › 0 month ago
A top Pentagon official who oversees policy on Ukraine won't testify on Friday before the congressional committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump but is expected to do so next week, two sources told Reuters on Thursday.
CNBC › Politics › 3 weeks ago
Rep. Matt Gaetz and the group marched into the secure facility where House Democrats were scheduled to interview Pentagon official Laura Cooper, a witness in the probe.
Business Insider › Politics › 2 days ago
Pentagon official Laura Cooper testified to Congress that President Donald Trump ordered that aid to Ukraine be frozen, according to transcripts released Monday. Trump has denied that he abused his office in seeking for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden...
The Boston Globe › 1 week ago
Trump’s demands of Ukraine came down to three words: ‘investigations, Biden and Clinton,’ official testifies
One America News Network › 3 weeks ago
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Pentagon official who oversees policy on Ukraine and Russia is expected to testify on Wednesday before the U.S.
The Wall Street Journal › Politics › 3 weeks ago
House panels leading the impeachment inquiry are set to hear Wednesday from a Pentagon official responsible for policy toward Ukraine, who is expected to testify about the delay in security assistance to the country.
Reuters › Politics › 3 weeks ago
A senior Pentagon official who oversees U.S. defense policy on Ukraine and Russia arrived on Wednesday for the latest testimony in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives inquiry against Republican President Donald Trump.
Sign In

Sign in to follow sources and tags you love, and get personalized stories.

Continue with Google