Hicks declined CNN’s request for comment.
Porter resigned in shame after two ex-wives accused him of family abuse.
After her passing, she worked as chief communications officer for Fox Corporation, Fox News̵7; parent company.
She was once a repeat of Trump’s telephone receiver, testifying to his most furious moments, and according to other campaign aides, the one wrinkled out of his pants. Hicks is also one of the few reliable aides often seen in the White House.
But her relationship with Trump changed dramatically after she left the White House for the first time.
While testifying in June, Hicks told lawmakers that she has spoken to Trump only five to 10 times since she left the White House.
However, Hicks maintains close contact with the White House senior adviser and the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and other top aides to the White House.
Hicks, a one-time model, joined the Trump organization, who worked in PR with Ivanka Trump, and moved to Trump’s presidential campaign early in the race. She remains one of the few aides to follow him from his political beginnings to the White House.
Hicks has maintained a close relationship not only But with the president, who calls her “Hopey” – but with his family members including Ivanka Trump and Kushner.
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