The announcement of Hicks’s resignation comes one day after she sat for a marathon interview with the House Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.
Hicks frustrated some committee members by refusing to answer questions about events during the presidential transition and after Trump took office.
During her testimony, Hicks reportedly admitted that her job in the Trump administration required her to tell “white lies.”
…News of Hick’s resignation comes one day after deputy communications director Josh Raffel announced he would leave the White House.
Raffel worked closely with first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, both White House senior advisers. Hicks first entered Trump’s orbit when she did work for Ivanka Trump’s fashion line while working at a New York public relations firm.
The positions of communications adviser has seen unprecedented turnover in the Trump White House. Hicks’s successor will be the sixth person named to serve in the role in less than two years.