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What Hope Hicks' Departure Means

Reactions to the resignation of the latest White House communications director

(Newser) - Hope Hicks is out: She's the fourth White House communications director to resign during President Trump's tenure, and she was also one of the president's closest and most long-standing aides. At the Washington Post , Jennifer Rubin calls the timing of Hicks' departure "curious," given that... More »

Report: Hope Hicks Admits Lying for Trump

But 'white lies' didn't involve Russia, she says

(Newser) - White House Communications Director Hope Hicks didn't answer all of investigators' questions during a House intelligence committee interview Tuesday, insiders say—but she was honest about occasionally being dishonest. Sources tell the New York Times that Hicks admitted that working for President Trump had required her to tell "... More »

The White House Has a New Communications Director

It's Hope Hicks

(Newser) - The White House has named Hope Hicks interim communications director, taking over for the recently departed Anthony Scaramucci, CNN reports. Hicks, current White House senior communications adviser, is unlikely to last long in the new position, both because officials say a permanent communications director will be named "at the... More »

Mooch's Tenure: 'Minus 16 Days'

'Scaramouche, we hardly knew ye'

(Newser) - The Mooch is out after a tenure as White House communications director that only lasted around 250 hours. Anthony Scaramucci was fired and reportedly escorted off the White House premises Monday, swept away by new broom John Kelly, the retired Marine Corps general expected to bring some military discipline... More »

'Mooch' Will Likely Be Trump's New Communications Director

Full name: Anthony Scaramucci, Wall Street financier and Trump supporter

(Newser) - It's been nearly two months since Mike Dubke left the Trump administration , and his communications director role has remained empty since. That's apparently about to change. Four sources said to be "in and close to the White House" confirm to NBC News an earlier report by Axios... More »

White House Staffer Resigns, 'Killers' May Come Aboard

Mike Dubke, Trump's communications director, is out

(Newser) - Rumors of major restructuring of White House staff have been circulating in recent days, and on Tuesday the first shoe may have dropped in the form of Mike Dubke, President Trump's communications director. Axios reports that Dubke offered Trump his resignation on May 18, though he offered to stay... More »

White House's Fox News Foe Stepping Down

Communications director Anita Dunn leaving as planned

(Newser) - President Obama’s communications director will cede her post to a deputy at the end of the month, Chris Cillizza has learned. Anita Dunn notably took on the Fox Network and accused it of being a Republican mouthpiece. Dunn, who said from the start she was taking the post on... More »

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