DETROIT (WWJ) – According to multiple reports on Tuesday, President Donald Trump has named a third Communications Director.

hope hicks Reports: Hope Hicks Named Trump White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks, White House Director of Strategic Communications, steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Newark Liberty Airport in Newark, New Jersey on June 9, 2017.
(Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

NBC News, NPR and other news outlets say longtime Trump aid Hope Hicks (who made Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 2017) will fill the spot, left open since Anthony Scaramucci was let go after an extremely short stint in the position in July.

Hicks, 28, previously served as director of strategic communications for the Trump administration and has been named among those who have the president’s ear.

She previously served as the press secretary for Trump’s 2016 campaign, as well as the national press secretary for his presidential transition team, and had been named interim White House communications director in August.

h hicks Reports: Hope Hicks Named Trump White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks, White House director of strategic communications, arrives to a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on January 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump’s first communications director was Mike Dubke. The president is also on his second press secretary, Sarah Sanders, who replaced Sean Spicer.


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