Trump Adviser Hope Hicks Named White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks, one of President Trump’s most trusted and longest serving aides, was named communications director, among several personnel announcements.

WASHINGTON — Hope Hicks, one of President Trump’s longest serving advisers working in the White House, was formally named communications director on Tuesday, a title that most accurately describes the role she has played for years.Ms. Hicks’ appointment was one of a handful announced. Mercedes Schlapp, a Republican strategist and Fox News contributor, will become the senior adviser for strategic communications, adding a new senior staff member to the reshuffled communications team.It was not ...