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Trump Impeachment Inquiry

READ: Defense Department Official's Impeachment Inquiry Testimony

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Laura Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia arrives at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 30. A transcript of her testimony to House investigators was released on Monday.
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Laura Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia arrives at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 30. A transcript of her testimony to House investigators was released on Monday.

The House has released the deposition transcript of a career Defense Department official who is responsible for policy toward Russia and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine.

House investigators spoke with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper in October as part of its ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Key questions for Cooper centered around the holdup of military aid to Ukraine over the summer. Other witnesses in the inquiry have testified that the aid was contingent on a public commitment from Ukraine to battle "corruption," and to investigate Trump's political opponents in particular.

Read Cooper's testimony here.

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