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Breaking: I Never Discussed Ukraine with Trump, Says US Defence Senior Official

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019 23:16 GMT

A senior US Department of Defense official testified on Wednesday Nov 20th that she had never discussed a hold on security assistance for Ukraine with President Donald Trump and never heard from him directly on the matter.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testified at a hearing in the impeachment inquiry into Trump.

The inquiry has largely centered on circumstances surrounding the Trump administration's decision last summer to withhold nearly $400 million in security assistance for the government in Kiev.

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