Hicks' return to the West Wing
Before Barr's interview, the story that generated buzz among the political press corps was news that Hope Hicks will leave Fox Corporation and return to the White House. Hicks is set to return in an adviser role. An official told CNN that Hicks will be "working closely" with Jared Kushner and White House political director Brian Jack.
What's it mean for Grisham?
Hicks won't be returning to the West Wing in a communications role, the White House official told CNN. But I can't imagine Grisham is feeling too great that Hicks -- who has had a closer relationship than most with the President -- is set to return...
Fox wishes Hicks "well in her future endeavors"
In an exceedingly positive statement, a Fox Corporation spokesperson thanked Hicks "for her contributions" to the company during her brief time there. "We are proud of the work Hope has done and wish her well in her future endeavors," the spokesperson said, noting a new Fox chief comms officer would be announced in the "near future."