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The inspector general’s office, for the Department of Defense is not the opening of a separate investigation in the Department of the decision to refuse the military aid for Ukraine, because it would overlap with the house’s ongoing impeachment probe investigated a similar Problem, he said in a letter on Tuesday.

A group of senators, led by Senate appropriations defense sub-Committee Vice-President Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said they were not “disappointed” by the Pentagon to open the decision, pending an investigation, despite the insistence of Durbin, Senate appropriations Committee Vice-Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and to do several others.

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The senators met with the President of the IG, Glenn Fine in late October and sent the insistence of several letters to him to investigate the Department.

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Fine replied in a letter on Tuesday — the eve of the first day of the public impeachment hearings against President Trump — saying that the issues raised in the meetings and the letters “significantly”, but that the Department “does not seek to duplicate or interfere with the efforts of the other Supervisory units, even if it is not a criminal case, prior to the initiation of our own investigation.”

The heads of the three house committees — intelligence, control, and Foreign Affairs.– currently in charge of the investigation, whether Trump of the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky met, to initiate an investigation, the former Vice-President, and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden, whose son Hunter, and their business relationships in the Ukraine, in exchange for military assistance.

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Fine, who has served as general inspector for the Department of justice for 11 years, said that, though, he did investigations in the past, have overlaps with other Convention reviews, these studies were generally initiated before all of the congressional inquiries, determines that the indictment “is not a typical regulatory investigation.”

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Nevertheless, Fine is not the possibility of a separate investigation to be dismissed entirely, saying instead that the Department would look further into the matter “, as it continued, the circumstances and the development of the congressional investigation Committee.”

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