White House communications director, Hope Hicks, one of Trump's longest serving advisers, is going to resign. The New York Times broke the news Wednesday afternoon. The news comes one day after Hicks testified before the House Intelligence Committee, where she told the panel that she is occasionally forced to tell 'white lies' from her work in the administration. The Times reports that she has been contemplating leaving the administration for a while and 'told colleagues that she had accomplished what she felt she could with a job that made her one of the most powerful people in Washington, and that there would never be a perfect moment to leave,' according to White House aides.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.