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 SwalwellDemocrats sharpen their message on impeachment Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Republicans, Democrats brace for first public testimony in impeachment inquiry MORE (D-Calif.) told MSNBC on Thursday that former White House communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksFormer White House official won't testify, lawyer says Trump: 'Top shows' on Fox News, cable are 'Fair (or great)' to me Trump criticizes Fox, which 'isn't working for us anymore' 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 CohenBroadcast, cable news networks to preempt regular programming for Trump impeachment coverage DOJ releases hundreds of pages of memos from Mueller probe Scaramucci visits Cohen in prison 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 TrumpFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Lindsey Graham basks in the impeachment spotlight Democrats sharpen their message on impeachment 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.