• Hope Hicks Feb 14

    Trump Bringing Back Trusted Aide Hope Hicks to White House

    Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted and longest-serving aides, is returning to the White House as the president works to surround himself with loyalists as his reelection campaign moves into high gear. Hicks, a former White House communications director who was one of Trump’s original 2016 campaign staffers, is expected to serve as counselor to the...

  • Hope Hicks Feb 13

    Hope Hicks, White House Communications Director and Longtime Trump Aide, Resigns

    White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most loyal aides, is resigning. The departure of one of the president’s longest-serving advisers, who worked as a one-woman communications shop during his winning campaign, came as a surprise to most in the White House — and cast a pall over the West Wing at a tumultuous time. The...

  • Donald Trump Jun 21, 2019

    House Democrats, White House Spar in Hope Hicks Interview

    Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks was blocked by President Donald Trump’s lawyers from answering questions more than 150 times in an interview with the House Judiciary Committee, according to Democrats who released a 273-page transcript Thursday. Hicks refused to answer any questions related to her time working for President Donald Trump after he was elected, following orders from...

  • Donald Trump Jun 12, 2019

    Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks to Appear Before House Judiciary Committee

    Former White House aide Hope Hicks has agreed to testify privately before the House Judiciary Committee next week, chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday. Hicks will appear before the committee on June 19 for a closed-door interview, NBC News reported. Read More

  • Donald Trump Jun 4, 2019

    White House Directs Ex-Aides Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson to Withhold Documents From House Democrats

    The White House directed two former Trump aides, Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, to not hand any documents connected to their time in the administration over to the House Judiciary Committee, two sources told NBC News Tuesday. They are the latest former White House officials instructed not to cooperate with requests from Capitol Hill for interviews and documents. An attorney...

  • Donald Trump Jun 4, 2019

    White House Directs Ex-Aides Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson to Withhold Documents From House Democrats

    The White House directed two former Trump aides, Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, to not hand any documents connected to their time in the administration over to the House Judiciary Committee, two sources told NBC News Tuesday. They are the latest former White House officials instructed not to cooperate with requests from Capitol Hill for interviews and documents. An attorney...

  • Donald Trump Apr 1, 2019

    Democrats to Prepare Subpoenas for Full Mueller Report

    The House Judiciary Committee will prepare subpoenas this week seeking special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report’s release. The Judiciary panel plans to vote on subpoenas Wednesday, a day after the deadline. The chairmen of several House committees asked for the full,...

  • Donald Trump Mar 28, 2019

    Mueller's Evidence Is Likely a Massive Amount of Material

    Democrats say they want “all of the underlying evidence” in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. But what is all of that evidence? Mueller’s team issued more than 2,800 subpoenas, executed nearly 500 search warrants and interviewed more than 500 witnesses. That means the special counsel likely compiled thousands, if not millions, of documents and pieces of evidence. Material collected ranges...

  • Donald Trump Feb 6, 2019

    Democrats Launch New Probe of Trump's Finances, Russia Ties

    The House intelligence committee will launch a broad new investigation looking at Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s foreign financial interests, Chairman Adam Schiff announced Wednesday, moving ahead with the aggressive oversight that Democrats have promised now that they are in the majority. Schiff said the investigation will include “the scope and scale” of Russian intervention...

  • Donald Trump Nov 26, 2018

    ‘Misinformation' Is Dictionary.com's Word of the Year

    Misinformation, as opposed to disinformation, was chosen Monday as Dictionary.com’s word of the year on the tattered coattails of “toxic,” picked earlier this month for the same honor by Oxford Dictionaries in these tumultuous times. Jane Solomon, a linguist-in-residence at Dictionary, said in a recent interview that her site’s choice of “mis” over “dis” was deliberate, intended to serve as...

  • Donald Trump Oct 8, 2018

    Fox Hires Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks as Top Communications Officer

    Months after leaving the White House, Hope Hicks will head to Fox to become its new chief communications officer. Hicks is best known as one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted aides. She served as White House communications director and director of strategic communications for Trump until she left in April of this year. The company, which will be spun...

  • president Aug 13, 2018

    From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's New Image Man

    For years he dutifully carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nickname “the Butler” at Fox News. Now, Bill Shine is serving the same role under President Donald Trump. The former news executive, who was formally brought into the White House last month as deputy chief of staff for communications, has yet to move into a permanent office or...

  • president Jul 5, 2018

    Ex-Fox News President Bill Shine Takes Senior White House Job

    Former Fox News President Bill Shine is officially joining the White House as assistant to President Donald Trump and deputy chief of staff for communications. Shine “brings over two decades of television programming, communications, and management experience to the role,” the White House announced Thursday. He resigned from Fox News Channel last year amid criticism that the network mishandled sexual...

  • president Jun 28, 2018

    Ex-President of Fox News in Talks for White House Communications Job: Sources

    Former Fox News president Bill Shine, who resigned last year amid sexual harassment scandals at the cable news channel, is in talks to become the next White House communications director, three sources familiar with the discussions who were not authorized to speak publicly confirmed to NBC News....
    The White House has been without a communications director for several months since the...

  • Donald Trump May 18, 2018

    White House Threatens Firings After McCain Remark Gets Out

    A West Wing aide’s morbid remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has not yielded widespread White House soul searching. Instead it has produced a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others that have bedeviled President Donald Trump’s administration. Nearly a week after Kelly Sadler dismissed McCain’s opinion on Trump’s CIA nominee during a closed-door meeting...

  • Donald Trump Apr 9, 2018

    ‘Tired of Being Told No,' Trump Freezes Out Chief of Staff

    When President Donald Trump made a congratulatory phone call to Russian leader Vladimir Putin, White House chief of staff John Kelly wasn’t on the line. When Trump tapped John Bolton to be his next national security adviser, Kelly wasn’t in the room. And when Trump spent a Mar-a-Lago weekend stewing over immigration and trade, Kelly wasn’t in sight. Kelly, once...

  • Donald Trump Mar 30, 2018

    Happening Today: Stephon Clark, Coffee Warning Labels, Ben Affleck, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Here’s what to know for Friday, March 30.

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Trump: ‘Totally Opposed to Domestic Violence'

    With the White House still reeling from the Rob Porter scandal, President Trump finally addressed his stance on domestic violence on camera saying he’s “totally opposed to domestic violence and everyone knows it.”

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Hope Hicks Says She Told ‘White Lies' for Trump, But Not on Russia

    White House communications director Hope Hicks acknowledged to a House intelligence panel that she has occasionally told “white lies” for President Donald Trump but has not lied about anything relevant to the Russia investigation, according to those present for Hicks’ closed-door testimony. Hicks was interviewed for nine hours Tuesday by the panel investigating Russia interference in the 2016 election and...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Omarosa Tells Stephen Colbert About Hope Hicks' White Lies

    Omarosa Manigault Newman appeared on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Wednesday night where she said she was “very, very concerned” while working for President Donald Trump. The former White House aide now fresh off the heels of a “Celebrity Big Brother” stint elaborated on her comments on the show in which she said “Oh, freedom, I’ve been emancipated,” and...

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