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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Donald J. Trump Announces White House Appointments

President Donald J. Trump today announced the following White House appointments:

Hope Hicks will serve as Assistant to the President and Communications Director. Ms. Hicks previously served as Assistant to the President and Interim Communications Director.

Mercedes Schlapp will serve as Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications. Ms. Schlapp previously served as cofounder of Cove Strategies, FOX News Contributor, columnist for The Washington Times, and Sirius XM radio host.

Raj Shah will serve as Deputy Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Press Secretary. Mr. Shah formerly served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communications Director.

Steven Cheung will serve as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Strategic Response. Mr. Cheung previously served as Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Communications Director.