BREAKING NEWS: Hope Hicks is formally OUT as president’s closest feminine aide has her final day on the White House as he’s impeached
- Tuesday was Hope Hicks’ final day in Donald Trump’s administration
- A Wednesday report revealed Hicks, one of many president’s closest confidants, joined the rising checklist of advisers to flee Trump’s facet within the fallout
- Multiple sources declare her departure was deliberate for Tuesday earlier than the storming of the Capitol final Wednesday, January 6
- Her favor with Trump has fallen after she pushed again in opposition to his claims of election fraud and urged him bot to pursue authorized challenges in opposition to the election
Hope Hicks turned the newest Donald Trump adviser to go away his facet, it was revealed Wednesday, as administration officers flee following the president inciting a crowd to descend on the Capitol final week.
Hicks, who was considered one of Trump’s most influential and trusted senior counselors, deliberate earlier than the Capitol storming for her closing day to be Tuesday, a number of sources acquainted with the matter instructed CNN in a Wednesday report.
While information of Hicks’ departure broke, on the identical time the House moved ahead with voting on impeaching Trump for the second time.
The president’s confidant didn’t spend a lot time on the White House in the previous few weeks, these sources revealed. They declare her affect waned not too long ago when she pushed again in opposition to Trump’s insistent claims of voter fraud and a ‘rigged’ election.
Hope Hicks is the newest inside Donald Trump’s administration to flee only one week after Capitol storming
WHO’S QUIT TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SINCE MAGA MOBBED CAPITOL HILL?
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf
Hope Hicks – who mentioned it was not associated to riots
Melania Trump’s Chief of Staff Stephanie Grisham
White House Social Secretary Rickie Niceta
Deputy National Security Advisor Matt Pottinger
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Intelligence and Security John Costello
Special Envoy for Northern Ireland and former OMB Director and White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney
The National Security Council’s Senior Director for Europe and Russia Ryan Tully
Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews
Entire non-career workers of the Federal Aviation Administration
Hicks was additionally apparently urging Trump to not pursue authorized challenges in opposition to the election course of and outcomes.
This is the second time Hicks is leaving the Trump administration.
She resigned from her function as White House Communications director in 2018, one thing it appeared neither Hicks nor Trump needed on the time.
In February 2018, Hicks gave 9 hours of closed-door testimony to the House Intelligence Committee and the subsequent day a report emerged revealing her plans to resign – although the sources in these reviews declare Hicks had been planning to resign for a while and was unrelated to the questioning the day earlier than.
She formally resigned on March 29, 2018 and on March 9, 2020 – simply shy of two years later – Hicks returned to the White House as an aide to Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and counselor to the president.
In the interim, Hicks labored as chief communications officer at Fox Corporation – Fox News’ guardian firm.