Former White Home Communications Director Hope Hicks, as soon as an in depth aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, agreed to offer a closed-door interview to the U.S. Home of Representatives Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel’s chairman stated on Wednesday.
Hicks final week agreed to produce paperwork from Trump’s 2016 marketing campaign to the committee, regardless of a White Home directive advising her to not present the panel with materials from her subsequent time on the White Home.
“We look ahead to her testimony and plan to make the transcript promptly obtainable to the general public,” committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler stated in an announcement.
A lawyer for Hicks was not instantly obtainable for remark.
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Nadler stated after Tuesday’s vote that Hicks and different witnesses would face court docket motion in the event that they defy committee subpoenas.