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Hope Hicks will keep the WH comms director job

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Hope Hicks, who has been serving as interim communications director since Anthony Scaramucci was fired, will keep the job permanently.

Why it matters: Trump trusts Hicks to speak on his behalf in a way he'll never trust another member of the comms staff, viewing her almost as another daughter, Axios' Jonathan Swan points out. And Hicks understands that Trump largely views himself as the communications director in charge of his own messaging.

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