Hope Hicks Acknowledges She Sometimes Tells White Lies for Trump

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Hope Hicks, the White House communications director, testified behind closed doors on Tuesday to the House Intelligence Committee in its investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.

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WASHINGTON — Hope Hicks, the White House communications director, told House investigators on Tuesday that her work for President Trump, who has a reputation for exaggerations and outright falsehoods, had occasionally required her to tell white lies.

But after extended consultation with her lawyers, she insisted that she had not lied about matters material to the investigations into Russia’s interference in the 2016…

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