Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions

President TrumpDonald TrumpDC goes to the dogs — Major and Champ, that is Biden on refugee cap: 'We couldn't do two things at once' Taylor Greene defends 'America First' effort, pushes back on critics MORE selected an array of allies for government positions as he prepares to leave the White House.

The White House announced in a press release Tuesday that Hope HicksHope HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE, a longtime aide and one of his most trusted confidantes, would be a member of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship board. Pam Bondi, a former Florida attorney general and another close ally, will also sit on the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Former acting Director of National Intelligence Richard GrenellRichard GrenellCleveland businessman jumps into Ohio Senate race: Trump 'victories' need to be protected Tanden withdraws nomination as Biden budget chief Juan Williams: Hypocrisy runs riot in GOP MORE will be a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, and Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamKayleigh McEnany joins Fox News as co-host of 'Outnumbered' Melania Trump says she was 'disappointed and disheartened' watching Capitol riots Trump resignations gaining steam MORE, a former White House communications director and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpFox News's Bret Baier posts vaccination selfie The Memo: Specter of vaccine hesitancy rises after J&J blow Trump says Prince Philip's death an 'irreplaceable loss' for UK MORE’s current chief of staff, will sit on the board of directors of the National Board for Education Sciences.


Russell Vought, a former director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump administration, will be a member of the board of visitors to the United States Naval Academy.

The appointments were included in a list of over 40 other selections for posts at a litany of government agencies.

The news marked the latest time this month Trump announced he’s tapping allies for government jobs. Top Trump allies Corey LewandowskiCorey LewandowskiThe Memo: The mystery of post-presidency Trump Trump frustrated with pace of super PAC Dozens of Trump appointees 'burrow' into Biden government MORE and David Bossie were installed to a Pentagon advisory board after the administration fired the previous members, former aide Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayKellyanne Conway joins Ohio Senate candidate's campaign Mark Zuckerberg, meet Jean-Jacques Rousseau? The Hill's Morning Report - Biden: Let's make a deal on infrastructure, taxes MORE was tapped to the board of visitors of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine ChaoThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Tax March - US vaccine effort takes hit with Johnson & Johnson pause Gingrich on Trump-McConnell feud: GOP 'better off' focusing on Democrats Trump rips McConnell in speech to Republicans MORE, who is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGOP acknowledges struggle to bring down Biden Pew poll: 50 percent approve of Democrats in Congress Pelosi on power in DC: 'You have to seize it' MORE (R-Ky.), will be a member of the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Lynn Friess, the spouse of major Republican donor Foster Friess; Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union; and Pamella DeVos, Education Secretary Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVosHeadhunters having hard time finding jobs for former Trump officials: report Education Department moves to reverse Trump-era rules on campus sexual misconduct Watchdog says DeVos made nine figures in outside income during Trump years MORE’s sister-in-law, have all also received government jobs.