Dem Rep Says He’s Not Serious About Calling Hannity as Witness: We Know His Cohen Comment ‘Not True’
Speaking with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Monday, Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) addressed his tweet insisting that Fox News’ Sean Hannity had made himself into a “witness” during his interview with President Donald Trump.
Last Thursday, Cicilline responded to Hannity telling Trump that he can tell him “personally, he said to me at least a dozen times, that he made the decision on the payments and he didn’t tell you,” with this tweet stating the Fox News host had just volunteered to testify under oath.
Sean Hannity is now volunteering himself as a witness. I look forward to his testimony. https://t.co/eOjhlkg4mU
— David Cicilline (@davidcicilline) March 1, 2019
Yet, as Blitzer pointed out to Cicilline on Monday, Hannity’s name was not among those called in just announced broadscale House probe in Trump’s world.
“Are you serious about calling him?” Blitzer asked.
Cicilline replied, “no.”
Then, he said this: “My point was Sean Hannity was putting himself in the position of being a witness in this case. If he has information to share he ought to do to before Congress under oath. I think we know that is not true because we have a tape recording of the president discussing the hush payments, so we know Mr. Cohen was testifying truthfully.”
Blitzer then asked once again if he was serious about calling Hannity to testify.
“No,” Cicilline said again. “If he has things to say he ought to say it under oath rather than as a commentator on Fox News trying to defend the president.”
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