Hicks declined CNN’s request for comment.
Porter resigned in disgrace after two of his ex-wives publicly accused him of domestic violence.
After leaving, she worked as a chief communications officer at Fox Corporation, the parent company of Fox News.
She once received repeated phone calls from Trump, witnessed his most angry moments and, according to other campaign aides, the man who evaporated wrinkles from his pants. Hicks was also one of the few trusted aides often spotted at the White House residence.
But her relationship with Trump changed dramatically after she left the White House for the first time.
As she testified last June, Hicks told lawmakers she had spoken to Trump only five to 1
However, Hicks remained in close contact with top White House adviser and son-in-law of President Jared Kushner and other top White House aides.
A former model, Hicks joined Trump’s public relations organization with Ivanka Trump and joined Trump’s presidential campaign early in the race. She remained one of the few aides who followed him from his political beginnings to the White House.
Hicks had a close relationship not only with the president, who called her “Hope,” but also with members of his family, including Ivanka Trump and Kushner.
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