White Home communications director Hope Hicks, certainly one of President Donald Trump’s longest-serving aides, stated Wednesday she plans to resign.
“There aren’t any phrases to adequately specific my gratitude to President Trump,” Hicks stated in a press release supplied by the White Home, through which she didn’t say what she deliberate to do subsequent. “I want the President and his administration the easiest as he continues to steer our nation.”
Her announcement got here a day after she declined to reply many questions throughout an look earlier than Home Russia investigators. Earlier this month, she additionally was drawn into the controversy surrounding former employees secretary Rob Porter, whom she had been courting and who resigned amid claims of bodily and verbal abuse from two ex-wives.
Her date of departure was not instantly clear, however the White Home stated she would go away “within the subsequent few weeks.”
“Hope is excellent and has completed nice work for the final three years,” Trump stated in a press release. “I’ll miss having her by my aspect, however when she approached me about pursuing different alternatives, I completely understood.”