Hope Hicks, Communications Director of the White House and one of President Trump's longest-serving advisers, said Wednesday she plans to leave the White House in the coming weeks. Hicks, 29, a former model who joined Mr. Trump's presidential campaign in 2016 without political experience, became known as one of the few consultants who understood his personality and style and challenged the president to change his views.
Hicks had considered going for several months. She told her colleagues that with a job that had made her one of the most powerful people in Washington, she had done what she thought possible, and that there would never be a perfect moment, she said White House staff.
Her Resignation One day after testifying to the House of Representatives secret service committee for eight hours, she said that she occasionally had to tell white lies in her work, but had never lied about anything that was related to Russia's involvement in the Related elections in 2016.
Several White House staff said that Mrs. Hicks's departure had nothing to do with her appearance before the committee. They said she had told a small group of people in the days before the meeting that she had planned to leave her job.
She did not say what her next assignment would be, and her departure date was unclear, but it's likely to be in the coming weeks.
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