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Hope Hicks Will Be First Donald Trump Aide To Testify Before House Panel In Obstruction Probe

Hope Hicks Will Be First Donald Trump Aide To Testify Before House Panel In Obstruction Probe

Hope Hicks, the longtime Donald Trump confidante who served briefly as White House communications director, will testify under oath before the House Judiciary Committee next week. Hicks, who currently serves as Chief Communications Director of Fox Corp, will be the first current or former Trump aide to answer questions in the Democrats’ probe into obstruction of justice.

Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler made the announcement today but added that Wednesday’s hearing will not be televised. A transcript of her testimony will be released to the public, however.

The House Judiciary Committee had said in March that Hicks was cooperating with the probe. She was subpoenaed by the panel in May, but the White House last month instructed her to ignore it. The administration has been blocking attempts by congressional Democrats for aides to testify or provide requested documents.

Nadler also requested any personal or work diaries or documents relevant to

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