Dem rep: 'I look forward to' Hannity's testimony

Rep. David CicillineDavid Nicola CicillineHouse passes bill to begin scenic byways renaissance State probes of Google, Facebook to test century-old antitrust laws Hillicon Valley: Lawmakers ramp up Silicon Valley antitrust probe | Treasury sanctions North Korean cyber groups | Thiel to host Kobach fundraiser MORE (D-R.I.) said Thursday he was looking forward to Sean Hannity testifying in front of Congress after a comment the Fox News host made during an interview.

Cicilline was referring to an interview between Hannity and President TrumpDonald John TrumpSupreme Court comes to Trump's aid on immigration Trump is failing on trade policy Trump holds call with Netanyahu to discuss possible US-Israel defense treaty MORE that aired Thursday.

"Sean Hannity is now volunteering himself as a witness," Cicilline, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, tweeted. "I look forward to his testimony."

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When discussing hush money payments made to adult-film star Stormy Daniels, Hannity claimed that Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen had made them without consulting Trump.

“I can tell you personally, he said to me at least a dozen times that he made the decision on the payments and he didn’t tell you,” Hannity said.

Trump agreed with Hannity that Cohen had made that decision independently. 

During congressional testimony Wednesday, Cohen said that Trump was aware of the payment to Daniels, who alleges she had an affair with the president.

Trump has denied the affair and that any payments made violated campaign finance laws.