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Hope Hicks Is Officially Named White House Communications Director

Hicks has been the interim director since August, but now, she's permanent.

Hope Hicks Is Officially Named White House Communications Director
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Hope Hicks is officially the White House communications director. 

The longtime Trump aide became interim communications director after Anthony Scaramucci was ousted in July.

Before that, Hicks served as the White House director of strategic communications, and she served as press secretary during President Trump's campaign.

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Hicks has also worked for the Trump Organization.

The communications director role has been a tough position to keep filled. Before Scaramucci, Mike Dubke and Sean Spicer held the title.