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New York Times: Hope Hicks' decision on whether to comply with subpoena is ‘an existential question'

29 days ago   |   By Think Progress

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks was subpoenaed by House Democrats on Tuesday.
Hicks, who worked for President Donald Trump during his campaign and the first two years of his presidency, is reportedly considering becoming the latest ex-Trump official to defy a subpoena - which is supposed to be illegal.
But the 30-year-old's decision about whether to comply with the law is “an existential question,” according to a recent article by the New York Times.
Maggie Haberman's piece - entitled “Hope Hicks Left the White House. Now She Must Decide Whether to Talk to Congress.”...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacks former Trump aide Hope Hicks for 'considering participating in a coverup led by the President'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacks former Trump aide Hope Hicks for 'considering participating in a coverup led by the President'

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the New York Times on Sunday for writing that former White House aide Hope Hicks is facing an "existential question" over whether to comply with a House subpoena.
"What gets me is news breaks that this woman is weighing committing a crime before Congress & it's getting framed by the NYT as some Lifetime drama called 'Hope's Choice,'" Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. "This is a admin official considering participating in a coverup led by the President. Treat her equally."
This comes shortly after the president directed former White House counsel Donald McGahn...
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