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Here’s why Hope Hicks didn’t answer a staggering 155 questions during her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee

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  • Former White House communications director Hope Hicks was blocked from answering 155 questions while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this week.
  • White House attorneys cited "absolute immunity," as the reason why Hicks couldn't discuss her time with the Trump administration.
  • "We're watching obstruction of of justice in action," Rep. Ted Lieu, a Democratic committee member, told Politico, following the session.
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Former White House communications director Hope Hicks testified before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this week in a closed-door, nearly eight hour session to answer questions about her time in the White House.

But, according to a transcript of her testimony, lawmakers learned little from the session: rather, White House lawyers blocked Hicks from answering questions 155 times throughout the interview. Some of the questions she didn't answer: See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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