- After spending time in corporate communications at Fox, former White House communications director Hope Hicks is returning to the Trump administration, the New York Times and Bloomberg reported.
- President Donald Trump has an incredibly close relationship with Fox and certain Fox News hosts.
- Since taking office, Trump has hired over a dozen current and former Fox executives and contributors to perform a variety of roles.
- Here are 21 people who both worked for Fox and served in Trump's administration.
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After a short period of corporate communications at Fox, former White House communications director Hope Hicks returns to the Trump administration as a senior advisor, the New York Times and Bloomberg reported on Thursday.
President Donald Trump has a well-documented fondness for Fox News, which is known to spend hours watching Fox shows (and sometimes tweeting live) and even calling his favorite Fox presenters like Sean Hannity and Lou Dobbs for advice.
Since Trump took office, his administration has also hired over a dozen current and former Fox News reporters and contributors to serve as ambassadors in senior cabinet and deputy staff chiefs and in communications functions with federal agencies. after an analysis by Matt Gertz, Senior Fellow at Liberal Media Watchdog Media Matters.
And some former officials – including Hicks – have left the White House to work for Fox News' parent company, Fox News, or have become commentators on the air, like former spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Trump's cozy relationship with the network has created a well-oiled revolving door between Fox and the Trump administration.
Here are 21 people who both worked for Fox and served in Trump's administration.