Sep 17, 2019

Corey Lewandowski: "I have no obligation to be honest with the media"

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Corey Lewandowski stonewalls House Democrats in impeachment hearing

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski refused to answer questions from the House Judiciary Committee that involved conversations with President Trump not referenced in the Mueller report, dealing a blow to Democrats hoping for new revelations in what the committee has labeled its first "impeachment hearing."

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Lewandowski hearing boosts Pelosi's anti-impeachment plan

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Corey Lewandowski's grudging, impudent testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday may have wound up bolstering Speaker Pelosi's hands-off approach to impeachment.

Why it matters: Among House Democrats we interviewed, there was overwhelming consensus that the chaotic hearing did nothing to galvanize public support for impeaching President Trump.

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Pelosi tells Democrats Lewandowski deserves to be held in contempt

Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference on Capitol Hill, Sept. 12. Photo: Tom Brenner/Getty Images

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told other Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski should've been immediately held in contempt for refusing to cooperate with lawmakers during a Congressional hearing, the Washington Post first reported.

I would have held him in contempt right then and there."
— Nancy Pelosi's meeting comments, per WashPost
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