We got Bannoned Trump aide Hope Hicks frustrates House panel on Russia
A member of the House intelligence committee said 'We got Bannoned' on Tuesday, after a closed-door interview with Hope Hicks, a key aide to Donald Trump, as part of the panel's Russia investigation.
Bloomberg reported that Denny Heck, a Washington Democrat, invoked Bannon, Trump's former campaign manager and White House strategist, who refused to answer some questions in front of the panel.
The House is now considering whether to hold Bannon in contempt.
A Republican, Chris Stewart of Utah, said Hicks would not answer questions about events and conversations since Trump took office.
Hicks, Trump's communications director, arrived on Capitol Hill after 10am through a rear entrance to the committee's interview space. She did not answer shouted questions from reporters.
The panel is investigating contacts between Trump's campaign and Russia, as is special counsel Robert Mueller. Hicks has been interviewed by Mueller.....
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