White House Communications Director Hope Hicks announced Wednesday that she would be resigning. Hicks testified before the House intelligence committee on Tuesday and has recently come under fire in special counsel Robert Mueller‘s ongoing investigation.
Twitter exploded with reactions to the news:
What a week these two hours have been.
— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) February 28, 2018
When you hear Hope Hicks is resigning after testifying for just 8 hours. pic.twitter.com/8POqm0Hzag
— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) February 28, 2018
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO of Hope Hicks resigning pic.twitter.com/BQkel2XWbQ
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) February 28, 2018
Lasting over a year in this White House is a pretty impressive feat.
— Ben White (@morningmoneyben) February 28, 2018
HOPE & CHANGE
— Colin Campbell (@colincampbell) February 28, 2018
She’s running pic.twitter.com/LANQ3uiM2b
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) February 28, 2018
Hope Hicks looks down at her notebook. With a red pen she neatly crosses out the name:
She weeps and closes the notebook…
— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) February 28, 2018
Welcome to the fun new game show we call “Everything Trump Touches Dies!”
You’ll be competing for fabulous prizes like public humiliation, career destruction, sky high legal bills, and future unemployment!
HOPE HICKS! COME ON DOWN!#ETTD
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) February 28, 2018
— Don Lemon (@donlemon) February 28, 2018
You don’t announce your departure shortly after the Rob Porter fiasco and a day after testifying if you can at all help it. Too easy to connect the dots.
Love to know the backstory here.
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) February 28, 2018
HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) February 28, 2018
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) February 28, 2018
Drudge goes with “Out of Hope” pic.twitter.com/sX331Urr1X
— Hadas Gold (@Hadas_Gold) February 28, 2018
Your exit interview is with Mr. Mueller.
Hope Hicks is resigning from the White House https://t.co/kqLvv6wNiZ
— Richard W. Painter (@RWPUSA) February 28, 2018
Now we have no hope and no hicks
— David Klion (@DavidKlion) February 28, 2018
NO ONE INVITE HOPE HICKS TO THE OSCARS ARE WE CLEAR
— Christine Nangle (@nanglish) February 28, 2018
what if this entire administration to date has just been a setup for the punchline “No Hope; radio!”
— Ariel Edwards-Levy (@aedwardslevy) February 28, 2018
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