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Hope Hicks, Interim White House Communications Director, to Keep Job on Permanent Basis

Hicks has been with Trump since the day he launched his campaign for president in June 2015

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    The White House has named an interim replacement for the role of White House communications director, and she has a Texas connection. Hope Hicks is a 2010 graduate of Southern Methodist University, and she becomes the youngest person ever to hold the position. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017)

    Hope Hicks, a longtime aide to President Donald Trump who was serving as interim White House communications director, will keep the position on a permanent basis, according to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

    Hicks took over the role in August, over two weeks after Anthony Scaramucci was fired from the post after 11 days.

    The Greenwich, Connecticut, native is Trump's third communications director, following Scaramucci and Mike Dubke, who announced his resignation in May.

    Hicks has been with Trump since the day the former real estate mogul launched his campaign for president in June 2015. She is considered loyal to the president, one of the qualities that matters most to him.

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