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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 SwalwellJuan Williams: Defeated Trump is in legal peril Taylor Swift allows song to be used in campaign ad Graham says SC people of color can go anywhere in the state but 'need to be conservative, not liberal' MORE (D-Calif.) told MSNBC on Thursday that former White House communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksWomen set to take key roles in Biden administration President says Trump Jr. doing 'very well' after COVID-19 diagnosis Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for COVID-19 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 CohenPress: Trump's biggest fear is — lock him up Biden faces politically thorny decision on Trump prosecutions New York expands Trump tax fraud investigations to include write-offs: report 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 TrumpUSAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19 Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year DOJ appeals ruling preventing it from replacing Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation lawsuit 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.