Swalwell on Hicks testimony: 'She's going to have to tell us who she lied for' in Trump admin

Swalwell on Hicks testimony: 'She's going to have to tell us who she lied for' in Trump admin
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Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellJulián Castro: Trump should be impeached for trying to obstruct justice 'in very concrete ways' Swalwell on impeachment: 'We're on that road' after Mueller report The Hill's Morning Report - Dem candidates sell policy as smart politics MORE (D-Calif.) told MSNBC on Thursday that former White House communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksHouse Judiciary chairman subpoenas former White House lawyer McGahn Trump claims Mueller didn't speak to those 'closest' to him End of Mueller shifts focus to existing probes MORE will "have to tell us who she lied for" as she cooperates with the House Intelligence Committee.

"She also told me when I interviewed her that she had told lies for the president and when I asked her what she had lied about, she refused to testify and then the Republicans did not force her to actually give us an answer,” said Swalwell, who is a member of the House Intelligence Committee, which interviewed Hicks last year

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“That won’t be the case now, she’s going to have to tell us who she lied for," he added. 

Swalwell said when he interviewed her previously, Hicks seemed to have a lot of information on the Trump campaign and administration.

"She is, just like Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenTrump's job approval ticks up 2 points: Gallup Dem lawmaker: 'Very serious doubts' that IRS is 'properly auditing' Trump Trump, businesses sue Oversight chairman to block subpoena for financial records MORE, a witness who has seen a lot,” he said. 

An Intelligence Committee spokesperson told The Hill on Wednesday that Hicks will cooperate with the committee and provide documents. 

The committee requested documents from 81 individuals and entities, including Hicks, as part of a probe into President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussia's election interference is a problem for the GOP Pence to pitch trade deal during trip to Michigan: report Iran oil minister: US made 'bad mistake' in ending sanctions waivers MORE's businesses, campaign and administration.

Republicans committee aides told The Hill Monday that at least eight individuals and entities have already provided 8,195 pages of documents relating to the probe.