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Hope Hicks to meet with House Intel in Russia probe: report

Hope Hicks to meet with House Intel in Russia probe: report
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White House communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksTrump says ex-staffer who penned 'Anonymous' op-ed should be 'prosecuted' Documents show Trump campaign ignored coronavirus guidelines at Duluth rally: report Trump aide won't get into whether Trump has done debate prep MORE will reportedly speak with the House Intelligence Committee in the panel’s probe into Russia's election interference.

Hicks will meet with the committee as soon as Friday, CNN reported on Monday.

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She will likely face questions about any contacts between Trump associates and Moscow, as well as the White House's involvement in writing a misleading statement about Donald Trump Jr.Don John TrumpTrump's company paid at least .5M by federal government: report Latest 'Borat' footage appears to show star at the White House, meeting Trump Jr. Trump Jr. returning to campaign trail after quarantining MORE’s meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower during the campaign.

Hicks’s attorney and a spokesman for Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffCIA impeachment whistleblower forced to live under surveillance due to threats: report In our 'Bizarro World' of 2020 politics, the left takes a wrong turn Greenwald slams Schiff over Biden emails on Fox MORE (Calif.), the top Democrat on the committee, both declined to comment to CNN.

Hicks and a spokeswoman for Rep. Mike ConawayKenneth (Mike) Michael ConawayBottom line House Republican introduces amendment to include farm aid in stopgap funding bill Live coverage: Democrats, Republicans seek to win PR battle in final House impeachment hearing MORE (R-Texas), who is leading the panel's investigation, did not return CNN’s request for comment.

The now-communications director was one of the first staffers to join the Trump campaign and has remained close to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHillary Clinton responds to Chrissy Teigen tweet: 'I love you back' Police called after Florida moms refuse to wear face masks at school board meeting about mask policy Supreme Court rejects Trump effort to shorten North Carolina mail-ballot deadline MORE.

Last month, Hicks sat down with special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE for his probe into Moscow's 2016 hacking.

She will be the second current White House official known to have appeared before the House Intelligence Committee, after senior White House adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerTrump says ex-staffer who penned 'Anonymous' op-ed should be 'prosecuted' Kushner told Woodward in April Trump was 'getting the country back from the doctors' What a Biden administration should look like MORE.

Also this week, the committee is set to interview former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon and former Trump campaign manager Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiPence travel questioned after aides test positive Lewandowski: Trump 'wants to see every Republican reelected regardless of ... if they break with the president' Sunday shows - Spotlight shifts to positive tests among Pence aides MORE.