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

President TrumpDonald TrumpSenators introduce bipartisan infrastructure bill in rare Sunday session Gosar's siblings pen op-ed urging for his resignation: 'You are immune to shame' Sunday shows - Delta variant, infrastructure dominate 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 GrenellBiden names nominee for US ambassador to Germany Grenell still interested in California recall bid Cleveland businessman jumps into Ohio Senate race: Trump 'victories' need to be protected MORE will be a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, and Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamJill Biden appears on Vogue cover Kayleigh McEnany joins Fox News as co-host of 'Outnumbered' Melania Trump says she was 'disappointed and disheartened' watching Capitol riots MORE, a former White House communications director and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpOnly Trump can fix vaccine hesitancy among his supporters Trump discussed pardoning Ghislaine Maxwell: book Jill Biden appears on Vogue cover 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 LewandowskiTrump super PAC promoting Susan Wright ahead of Texas House runoff Pentagon chief to restore advisory panels after purge of Trump loyalists Trump denies fighting with Pence for hiring Lewandowski MORE and David Bossie were installed to a Pentagon advisory board after the administration fired the previous members, former aide Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayAides who clashed with Giuliani intentionally gave him wrong time for Trump debate prep: book 7 conservative women who could replace Meghan McCain on 'The View' Karen Pence confirms move back to Indiana: 'No place like home' MORE was tapped to the board of visitors of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine ChaoSaluting FOIA on its birthday House passes bill to strengthen authority of federal watchdogs Biden at Sen. John Warner's funeral: He 'gave me confidence' MORE, who is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenators introduce bipartisan infrastructure bill in rare Sunday session Manchin 'can't imagine' supporting change to filibuster for voting rights Biden's bipartisan deal faces Senate gauntlet 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 DeVosBiden Education Department hires vocal proponent of canceling student debt Erik Prince involved in push for experimental COVID-19 vaccine: report Biden administration reverses Trump-era policy that hampered probes of student loan companies MORE’s sister-in-law, have all also received government jobs.