Hope Hicks

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Hope Hicks
Hope Hicks November 2017.jpg
White House Director of Communications
In office
August 16, 2017 – March 29, 2018
Acting: August 16 – September 12, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byAnthony Scaramucci
Succeeded byBill Shine
1st White House Director of Strategic Communications
In office
January 20, 2017 – September 12, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byMercedes Schlapp
Personal details
Born
Hope Charlotte Hicks

(1988-10-21) October 21, 1988 (age 30)
Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationSouthern Methodist University (BA)

Hope Charlotte Hicks (born October 21, 1988) is an American public relations consultant and model. She was the White House Communications Director for U.S. President Donald Trump from August 2017 until March 29, 2018.[1][2]

From January to September 2017, she was White House Director of Strategic Communications.[3][4] She was an employee of The Trump Organization.

On February 27, 2018, Hicks testified to a Congressional committee that she had told "white lies" on Trump's behalf.[5][6][7] The next day, Hicks announced her resignation as White House Communications Director.[8][9] She left the White House a month later.[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. Haberman, Maggie (September 12, 2017). "Hope Hicks Is Formally Named White House Communications Director". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived from the original on September 14, 2017. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  2. News, A. B. C. (March 29, 2018). "Trump bids farewell to close aide Hope Hicks". ABC News. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  3. Nelson, Rebecca. "Meet Donald Trump's 27-Year-Old Communications Director, Hope Hicks". Marie Clare. Archived from the original on January 28, 2017. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  4. Nussbaum, Matthew. "Trump transition seeks distance from conservation fundraiser". Politico. Archived from the original on December 21, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  5. "Hope Hicks, the White House aide snared by white lies". Financial Times. Retrieved March 11, 2018.
  6. Fandos, Nicholas (February 27, 2018). "Hope Hicks Acknowledges She Sometimes Tells White Lies for Trump". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved March 11, 2018 – via NYTimes.com.
  7. Raju, Manu; Herb, Jeremy (March 1, 2018). "What Hope Hicks meant about white lies". CNN. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  8. Haberman, Maggie (February 28, 2018). "Hope Hicks to Leave Post as White House Communications Director". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  9. "White House communications director Hope Hicks to resign". ABC News.
  10. Tristan Lejeune (March 29, 2018). "Trump bids farewell to Hope Hicks". The Hill. Retrieved March 30, 2018.