WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) – Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. , drew fire from on Wednesday for not answering questions during a closed House Judiciary Committee session about whether her former boss broke the law.

White House lawyers asserted immunity for Hicks on matters involving her 14 months in the Trump administration, continuing the strategy of not cooperating with investigations by the Democratic-led House of Representatives.

Lawmakers wanted to ask the 30-year-old publicist about six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 presidential campaign and while in the White House. But Hicks’ responses were so limited that she would not even tell them where her White House office was, Democratic

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