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Politics Ex-Trump Aide Lewandowski Going Before House Russia Panel Again

18:45  08 march  2018
18:45  08 march  2018 Source:

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(Bloomberg) -- Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski was due to appear Thursday for his second interview by the House Intelligence Committee, despite uncertainty over whether he’ll have anything more to say.


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Lewandowski, who was expected to arrive for the closed-door interview at 11 a.m. Washington time, balked at providing some answers in his first appearance on Jan. 17. The committee is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and whether anyone close to President Donald Trump colluded in the meddling.

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Lewandowski told the panel in January that he was not prepared to answer questions about his activities and communications after his departure from the campaign in June 2016, including his interactions as a private citizen with Trump as president-elect and president. Lewandowski has said he still keeps in touch with the president.

Some Democrats have indicated they may press for the Republican-led committee to issue a subpoena on the spot, compelling Lewandowski to answer questions, if he continues to sidestep their questions on dozens of topics.

It wasn’t clear whether Representative Michael Conaway of Texas, the Republican leading the investigation, would go along. “I don’t talk about things like that,” said Conaway on Wednesday.

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Republicans are seeking to wrap up interviews after hearing from a few more witnesses, but there’s been no indication those interviewed will include major figures the Democrats want to call back for more questioning, including Donald Trump Jr. and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Panel members also remain unsatisfied with the testimony of two other high-profile witnesses close to Trump.

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and Hope Hicks, who has resigned as White House communications director, also refused to provide some answers to the committee, saying they were doing so under instructions from the White House.

By contrast, Lewandowski hasn’t asserted that the White House asked him not to address certain topics, saying during his initial interview simply that he was unprepared to answer such questions, the House panel’s top Democrat, Adam Schiff of California, said at the time.

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