When working with recruiters, they may not be able to answer all the questions you have regarding the position and/or company.
If they don’t know, and it’s a critical question that you want answered.
There’s nothing wrong with asking: “can you find out?”
And then pausing the process until they get that answered for you.
Hopefully, they have a good enough relationship with the internal decisions makers to get those answered quickly.
This may also help pre-determine how smooth or bumpy the end to end hiring process might be working with that recruiter.
Please don’t be intimidated to ask: “can you find out?” and then maybe even asking, “how long before you think you can get an answer?”.
Having as much transparency up front is key, IMO.