Impeachment inquiry: defense official raises fears over Ukraine aid in transcript – live

Laura Cooper testifies that she expressed concern over Trump’s freezing of congressionally approved aidTrump Jr ends book launch after heckling – by supporters 11.17pm GMT Democrats behind the impeachment investigation into Donald Trump released...

Impeachment inquiry: defense official raises fears over Ukraine aid in transcript – live

Laura Cooper testifies that she expressed concern over Trump’s freezing of congressionally approved aid

Democrats behind the impeachment investigation into Donald Trump released transcripts from two more key witnesses on Monday.

Interviews with diplomat Christopher Anderson and state Department Ukraine specialist Catherine Croft have been released and can be read here.

Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is considering entering the 2020 presidential race, the Associated Press reports:

Patrick ruled out a run earlier this year but has since been talking with Democratic operatives and donors about launching a campaign.

His deliberations come as some Democrats express uncertainty about the party’s current crop of contenders.

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