Hope Hicks Stands By House Testimony About Cohen Convos And Hush Payments


Hope Hicks denied Thursday that she had misled the House Judiciary Committee about her knowledge of hush money payments to women alleging sexual affairs with President Trump.

Her denial came in the form of a letter from her lawyers to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, who had requested that she clarify her testimony after the July release of search warrants from the Michael Cohen probe. The warrant applications alleged that Hicks had spoken to Cohen on the phone twice just before Cohen had phone calls with key figures who helped facilitate the hush money deal with Stormy Daniels.

Hicks’ lawyers said that one of her the phone calls with Cohen on the day in question, Oct. 8, 2016, likely had to do with the rumors of a video tape “involving Mr. Trump in Moscow with Russian prostitutes,” not the hush money payments.

Hicks had previously told the committee, during a closed door…



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