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Nadler apologized after repeatedly calling Hope Hicks 'Ms. Lewandowski' at hearing

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerIowa man sentenced for threatening Rep. Jerry Nadler Supreme Court confounding its partisan critics Garland sparks anger with willingness to side with Trump MORE (D-N.Y.) repeatedly referred to former Trump aide Hope HicksHope HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE as “Ms. Lewandowski” during a closed-door hearing this week.

The 273-page transcript of Hicks's testimony, which was released Thursday night, reveals that Nadler referred to her by the last name of former Trump campaign manager Corey LewandowskiCorey LewandowskiLewandowski says Trump has not spoken to him about being reinstated Sunday shows preview: Infrastructure expected to dominate as talks continue to drag The Memo: The mystery of post-presidency Trump MORE, before apologizing.

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After she introduced herself at the start of the interview as Hope Hicks, Nadler called her “Ms. Lewandowski” three times before Hicks interrupted to correct him, according to the transcript. 

“Yeah. Ms. Lewandowski, I think, in reading this — "

“My name is Ms. Hicks,” she said.

“I’m sorry, Ms. Hicks,” Nadler replied. “I’m preoccupied.”

Hicks testified for nearly eight hours Wednesday about her work in the Trump administration, though White House lawyers repeatedly blocked her from answering lawmakers' questions. 

During the interview, lawmakers pressed Hicks on Lewandowski’s relationship to President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Ex-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' MORE during the campaign and whether Trump directed Lewandowski to deliver a script to Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Nixon's former White House counsel: Trump DOJ was 'Nixon on stilts and steroids' Garland sparks anger with willingness to side with Trump MORE amid special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

The script, which Mueller’s team said Hicks typed up, directed Sessions to say Trump was “being treated very unfairly” regarding the probe and that he would “meet with the special prosecutor to explain this is very unfair.”