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

Rep. David CicillineDavid Nicola CicillineNew report finds majority of Americans support merger moratorium Five takeaways from Big Tech's blowout earnings What factors will shape Big Tech regulation? 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 TrumpNew Bob Woodward book will include details of 25 personal letters between Trump and Kim Jong Un On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate | Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause | Trump uses racist tropes to pitch fair housing repeal to 'suburban housewife' Biden commemorates anniversary of Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' rally: 'We are in a battle for the soul of our nation' 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.