Cutthroat Battle To Be The Next Hope Hicks

The White House press office is ground zero for Trumpian dysfunction. Mercedes Schlapp and Tony Sayegh’s fight to lead it sparked even more havoc.

2 Contenders Emerge To Replace Hope Hicks

Two contenders have emerged as the most likely candidates to succeed Hope Hicks as White House communications director after the confidante to President Trump leaves her post at the end of the month. They are Mercedes Schlapp, White House director of strategic communications, and Tony Sayegh, the assistant secretary for public affairs at the Treasury Department.