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 SwalwellMartha McSally fundraises off 'liberal hack' remark to CNN reporter Enes Kanter sees political stardom — after NBA and WWE Swalwell pens op-ed comparing Trump impeachment to XYZ Affair MORE (D-Calif.) told MSNBC on Thursday that former White House communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksTrump must be removed — for more than reasons offered in impeachment 2019 in Photos: 35 pictures in politics Justice Dept releases another round of summaries from Mueller probe 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 CohenCNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group The Hill's 12:30 Report: Democrats turn to obstruction charge Juan Williams: Counting the votes to remove Trump 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 TrumpKaine: Obama called Trump a 'fascist' during 2016 campaign Kaine: GOP senators should 'at least' treat Trump trial with seriousness of traffic court Louise Linton, wife of Mnuchin, deletes Instagram post in support of Greta Thunberg 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.