Former Trump communications director Hope Hicks returning to White House as Kushner aide after 2-year absence

Kimberly Dole
February 13, 2020 - 10:37 am

FILE - In this March 29, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump poses for members of the media with then White House Communications Director Hope Hicks on her last day before he boards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Hicks, one of President Donald Trump's most trusted and longest-serving aides, is returning to the White House. Hicks will be serving as counselor to the president, working with presidential son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's former communications director, is set to return the White House after a two-year absence, according to the New York Times.

Hicks, 31, who began working for Trump during his 2016 campaign, will report to Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior advisor. 

She will also be working with the White House political director, Brian jJack.

"There is no one more devoted to implementing President Trump's agenda than Hope Hicks," Kushner said in a statement. "We are excited to have her back on the team."

Hicks had been working at Fox as the chief communications officer since last fall.  

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