Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee behind closed doors next Wednesday, two sources told The Washington Post. The panel will reportedly ask about Hicks' tenure at the White House, as well as the Trump presidential campaign. Hicks will be the first former Trump aide to provide testimony as part of the committee's investigation whether President Trump tried to obstruct Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into 2016 Russian election interference. The White House, which reportedly instructed Hicks not to cooperate with a congressional subpoena for documents related to her time in Washington, could assert executive privilege to prevent her from answering certain questions. The committee reportedly plans to release a transcript of the hearing.
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