House impeachment committee delays defense official’s deposition

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Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper was expected to testify Friday before House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, but her appearance was delayed until next Thursday.

Cooper heads up the administration’s policy in Ukraine. House Democrats want to probe what she knows about the president’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which is the central focus of the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment investigation.

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