Why Hope Hicks left the White House

President Donald Trump was left more beleaguered and isolated than ever after the resignation of his confidante Hope Hicks, one in the core of “originals” who had nurtured the iconoclastic tycoon all the way to the White House.

Hicks dropped her shocking announcement on a day that was bewildering even by the extreme standards of this White House, leaving Trump’s presidency looking increasingly unmoored.