Skip to comments.Pentagon official testifies Trump directed freeze on aid to Ukraine
Posted on 11/11/2019 3:21:43 PM PST by TomServo
Laura Cooper, the top Pentagon official overseeing U.S. policy regarding Ukraine, told House impeachment investigators last month that President Donald Trump directed the relevant agencies to freeze aid to Ukraine over the summer, according to a transcript of her testimony released Monday.
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Does she have proof or was it just a feeling or dream?
How many times did she see Obama put a freeze on money ?
Laura K. Cooper
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia
Laura Cooper is a career member of the Senior Executive Service. She has responsibility for policy concerning Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, and Moldova), and Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia) as well as Conventional Arms Control.
Ms. Cooper previously served as a Principal Director in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security Affairs, with responsibility for policies on: mission assurance, defense continuity of operations, critical infrastructure protection, homeland counterterrorism, global antiterrorism policy, and the Council of Governors.
Prior assignments in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy include: Director of the Strategy office, where she helped manage the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review; Acting Director for South Asia; and Afghanistan Team Chief, Stability Operations Office.
Prior to joining the Department of Defense in 2001, Ms. Cooper was a policy planning officer at the State Department in the Office of Coordinator for Counterterrorism. She has also served as a Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Ms. Cooper has a Master of Science in Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University, a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy degree from the Industrial College of Armed Forces at National Defense University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University.
.....and the Ukraine’s knew nothing about it. President Trump wanted to make sure the new President was going to follow up on his campaign promises. Nothing new with this story.
That was to stop the bribe money going to the Bidens.
So she was not in the meeting and couldnt produce a copy of the memorandum or presidential directive that would have followed an order like this???
I’m an uneducated white deplorable so I have to think this through a little bit.
The democrats want to throw President Trump out of office for not sending money immediately to a foreign country so they could protect their borders.
The democrats wanted to impeach President Trump because he used money from the military budget to secure our border.
Am I missing something here?
Feelings, whoa whoa whoa feelings...
Yeah - but she had a “reading”. I’ve got one, too...my BS meter is pegging again.
Enough of this minutia. Trump needs to hit the MAGA issues instead of continually responding to impeachment junk.
Means nothing. Any president has that autority.
Schiff to crowd of hundreds of Washington DC insiders:
“Hey, folks. Last call. If anyone of you wants a big bucks book deal and paid cross country luxury book signing tour with daily TV publicity and a non taxable per diem payout of $2,000 a day for dishing out any dirt against Trump, raise your hands.”
Hundreds of hands go up and pushing and shoving is worse than a Popeye’s chicken sandwich rollout.
No pun intended for “popeye” and Schiff’s eyes. Just coincidental.
The funny part it that there was no informal hold. There was a letter announcing hold ups on a broad scale. Both WaPo and CNN reported this on August 5 and 7th 2019. OMB was conducting an Audit ... to prevent Wasting Taxpayer $$ for programs such as solar panels in the Caribbean!
"Dems obsessively hate Trump and their actions don't have to be logical." ----I read that on the outhouse wall. Then back inside for grits and Hee-Haw on dvd. It's cold outside.
The president is in charge of foreign policy. Full stop.
Now, lets get back to what matters. Billions of dollars disappeared in Ukraine during the Obama administration. Strings were pulled to shut down investigations on our side, and more strings were pulled to shut down investigations on their side.
It stinks to high heaven.
Am I missing something here?
No Shelter Guy you understand it better than the crazed Trump hating msm
How much Money did Don Jr make as a result??
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