News 13 september — 11:12

Hope Hicks named White House Communications Director

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Twenty-eight-year-old interim White House Communications Director Hope Hicks will serve in the role on a permanent basis, US media report, BBC reports.

The longtime Trump aide is the fourth person to fill the role, replacing Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired in July after just 10 days on the job.

Ms Hicks has served as President Donald Trump's strategic communications director and campaign press secretary.

The ex-Trump Organization employee is one of his most trusted aides.

Ms Hicks' permanent appointment comes after a summer of staff shake-ups at the White House.

Mr Scaramucci was fired after he raised eyebrows for calling a reporter to give a profanity-laced tirade against his own colleagues.

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