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Hope Hicks Quits Million Dollar Job To Return To White House

Hope Hicks quits $1-million-a-year job with Rupert Murdoch's Fox to RETURN to the White House as 'counselor to the presidet' after leaving in 2018 in wake of her boyfriend Rob Porter being accused of domestic violence
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Hope Hicks is coming back to White House to work as Trump's aide
Former Communications Director Hope Hicks returns to a closed door interview before the House Judiciary Committee following a break on Capitol Hill in Washington, ., June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Hope Hicks will be coming back to Washington to work at the White House, taking a senior adviser position reporting to Jared Kushner, it was announced Thursday. 

ABC News first reported Hicks’ return, saying that her official title will be a counselor to the , a title Kellyanne Conway also holds.

Ivanka tweeted ‘Welcome back Hope!’ confirming the news.

It means Hicks, 31, will leave the $1 million-a-year job with Fox News’ parent company Fox Corporation which she took up when she left in March 2018.

Hicks announced she was departing the administration in the wake of her then boyfriend Rob Porter’s past allegations of domestic violence being exposed by DailyMail.com.

She went to the job as head of communications with Fox in Los Angeles six months later, after spending six months living in Manhattan. Fox Corporation has yet to comment on her departure.

President Donald Trump is bring back Hope Hicks as his aide
President is bring back Hope Hicks as his aide
Hicks will return to an administration gearing up for reelection and serve a President freshly intent on ridding his team of aides he views as disloyal.
Long seen as a stabilizing force on a boss who likes chaos, Hicks will be “working closely” with Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as well as White House political director, Brian Jack, the official said.
She won’t be returning to the communications department, the official said.
Her official title will be counselor to the President, two people familiar with the move told .
“There is no one more devoted to implementing President Trump’s agenda than Hope Hicks. We are excited to have her back on the team,” Kushner said in a statement.
White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham added in a statement that she’s “beyond thrilled to welcome Hope back to the White House.”
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