Hope Hicks To Resign As White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks To Resign As White House Communications DirectorHope Hicks, the White House communications director, said Wednesday she is resigning, the New York Times reports. Hicks, 29, is a long-time aide to President Donald Trump and was a fixture during the presidential campaign. Hicks said she had been considering leaving for several months, telling β€œcolleagues that she had accomplished what she felt she could with a job,” the Times said. The resignation comes on the heels after she was embroiled in a scandal involving her ex-boyfriend Rob Porter, a White House aide accused of domestic abuse by ex-wives, and interviews by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office and congressional investigators about her role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey.