When 21st Century Fox completes the sale of bulk of its assets to Walt Disney Co, as it is expected to do so early next year, the remaining pieces - Fox Broadcasting, Fox Sports and Fox News - will likely be governed from the West Coast. But she was one of the president's most trusted aides, and had worked for him at his real estate company before Trump was elected president.
As Hicks resigned, expressing gratitude to Trump, he heaped praise on her, saying she was "as smart and thoughtful as they come, a truly great person".
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In the early evening, Mr Patekar told assembled media, "My lawyer has asked me to not talk to any channel, have to listen to him". The text message, sent out late on Sunday, read, "Just wanted to inform that there's no press conference tomorrow.
She announced that she was leaving the White House in February, a day after being interviewed for nine hours by a House panel looking into claims of Russian interference in the 2016 election.
It's not unusual for communications executive, trained in the crucible of Washington, D.C., to land jobs in Hollywood.
Hicks' hiring was announced Monday by Viet Dinh, chief legal and policy officer. O'Brien has previously been chief of staff to three Democratic senators: Joe Biden (Del.), Robert Menendez (N.J.) and Robert Torricelli (N.J.). White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that Fox was "beyond lucky" to have her. Others in the Trump administration also hail from the Fox News family, including Heather Nauert, a Fox News host-turned State Department press secretary. New Fox includes 21st Century Fox television stations - including Fox News. So happy for my friend.