[30], On August 16, 2017, she was appointed as the interim White House communications director (the last director having been Anthony Scaramucci). [15] She worked for Ivanka Trump inside Trump Tower, helping expand her fashion label (the Ivanka Trump Collection) and modeling for her online store. [12][13] Her father was Regional CEO, Americas[14] of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, and executive vice president of communications for the National Football League from 2010 to 2015, before becoming managing director of the Glover Park Group. [50], On October 1, 2020, it was announced that Hicks had tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. [42][43] Hicks testified on the scheduled date, and also complied with the White House request to not answer questions. The Getty Images design is a trademark of Getty Images. [13], During the campaign, she played the role of gatekeeper to press members who wanted to speak with Trump, handling over 250 requests a day and deciding which reporters would be allowed to speak with him. Your team's Premium Access agreement is expiring soon. [34] According to "multiple sources", she had been planning to resign for months, and her announcement was unrelated to the events of the preceding 24 hours.

[2][3] She resigned from the Trump administration on March 29, 2018 and returned to assume her current position on March 9, 2020.

[24][29] When in New York City, she would spend most of her day in Trump's office, handling inquiries from the press and taking dictation from him to tweet. Good luck, Hope! {{collectionsDisplayName(searchView.appliedFilters)}}, {{searchText.groupByEventToggleImages()}}, {{searchText.groupByEventToggleEvents()}}.

If the brief tenures of recent White House mouthpieces are any indication (RIP "The Mooch") , the Trump administration's new interim communications director—28-year-old Hope Hicks—may not be around for too long. That is false. Too many images selected.

In January 2017, Hicks was included on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, having "served as a one-woman press team" for Trump's presidential campaign. Former White House Spokeswoman Hope Hicks Has a Sexy Past, and We've Got the Modeling Pics To Prove It. [1] She officially assumed her roles at the White House on March 9. She initially decided to leave the campaign, but Trump convinced her to remain, and she stayed on as press secretary. A White House official noted that Hicks, 28, will not move into the office that is allocated for the communications director, but will instead remain in her current space outside of the Oval Office. CNN reports she will essentially pick up where Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci left off although her duties will be more wide-ranging. [44][45][46][47] On July 18, 2019, unredacted search warrant documents from the Michael Cohen criminal case were released, and it appeared a strong possibility that Hicks had known about hush payments made by Michael Cohen on behalf of Donald Trump before the dates she had previously claimed. Select from premium Hope Hicks of the highest quality. [25], In January 2015, Donald Trump chose Hicks, who was 26 at the time, for the role of press secretary for his potential presidential campaign. [37] (She was mentioned over 180 times in Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference and possible obstruction of justice; the report was released on April 18, 2019. She's a LOT easier on the eyes than Sean Spicer ever was. When Trump was elected, she moved to Washington, D.C.[21][26][28], Hicks dated Rob Porter, former White House Staff Secretary for President Donald Trump, from 2017 to late 2018; their relationship had ended by December 2018. She acknowledged that she sometimes had to tell "white lies" in her work as communications director, but refused to answer any questions about her tenure in the White House. [4][12][15][16][17] Her family had a history in government administration: her mother was an administrative aide to Ed Jones, a Democratic congressman from Tennessee; her maternal grandfather, G. W. F. "Dutch" Cavender, worked in the U.S. Department of Agriculture as an administrator during two different administrations; and her maternal grandmother, Marilee Cavender, worked at the U.S. Department of Transportation. [6] She was the cover model for The It Girl (2005), the first novel in the series by Cecily von Ziegesar. [13][23], In August 2014, Hicks joined the Trump Organization full-time. [1] She previously served as White House director of strategic communications from January to September 2017 and as White House communications director from August 2017 until March 2018. [8][9] During this time, she made over $1.8 million. She graduated in 2010. The interim communications director position would be in addition to her current role as a communications adviser. Politico labeled her the "Untouchable Hope Hicks", as she was considered one of the few White House officials whose job was safe, and one of only two White House communications officials Scaramucci had announced were definitely staying when he was first hired. A former child model, Hicks was an employee of the Trump Organization before becoming press secretary and early communications director for the Trump 2016 presidential campaign, as well as the national press secretary for the presidential transition team. [4][5] She was Trump's longest-serving political aide at the time of her resignation. She's a LOT easier on the eyes … Don't expect any more seductive photo shoots, but rather look for fiery diatribes against the mainstream media. [6][7] Between stints at the White House, she was Fox Corporation's chief communications officer and executive vice president. [6] She then posed for a Ralph Lauren campaign with her older sister Mary Grace, and was the face of the Hourglass Adventures novels about a time-traveling 10-year-old. '"[24] Until that time, she had never worked in politics or volunteered on a campaign. [49] On June 1, 2020, during George Floyd protests, Hicks suggested that Trump walk to St. John's Episcopal Church across the street from the White House and hold a Bible. [10][51] Because of her positive test and her recent travels with the president, President Trump and first lady Melania Trump were also tested. {{familyColorButtonText(colorFamily.name)}}, View {{carousel.total_number_of_results}} results. [36], On March 4, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Hicks requesting information regarding alleged obstruction of justice by the current administration. Hope’s doppelganger is 30-year-old American model That is false.

[32], On February 27, 2018, Hicks gave nine hours of closed-door testimony to the House Intelligence Committee.