By Breitbart. Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on June 19th in a closed-door setting, reports NBC News. . .
The letters from the White House to the Judiciary panel are the latest effort by the White House to thwart congressional investigations into President Donald Trump. The president has vowed to fight “all of the subpoenas” as Democrats have launched multiple probes into his administration and personal financial affairs.
Last month, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued subpoenas for Hick and Donaldson as part of his panel’s investigation into potential wrongdoing and corruption by the president and his associates.
The White House has claimed executive privilege over documents and testimony, invoking the power to keep information from the courts, Congress, and the public to protect the confidentiality of the Oval Office decision-making process. (Read more from “Hope Hicks to Testify Before House Judiciary Panel” HERE)
Judiciary Panel to Interview Ex-Trump Aide Hicks
By AP. . .The panel subpoenaed Hicks last month as part of its investigation into obstruction of justice and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
The interview will be held June 19 and a transcript will be released, according to one of the people. It is a significant breakthrough for the committee, as President Donald Trump has broadly fought attempts at congressional oversight.
Hicks, a longtime aide to Trump, is mentioned throughout Mueller’s report. (Read more from “Judiciary Panel to Interview Ex-Trump Aide Hicks” HERE)