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A fleeting moment of truth from the White House

Mar 01, 2018 - The Washington Post

For a brief but glorious moment, we had Hope.

On Tuesday, White House communications director Hope Hicks did what for the Trump White House was extraordinary, if not unprecedent-ed: She admitted to lawmakers that working for President Trump required her to lie.

On Wednesday, she announced her resignation.

There was no connection made between those two events by Hicks or by the president in announcing her departure, which was characterized as entirely voluntary and under conside...