President Donald Trump is removing Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.
“Anthony Scaramucci will be leaving his role as White House Communications Director,” said White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “Mr. Scaramucci felt it was best to give Chief of Staff John Kelly a clean slate and the ability to build his own team.  We wish him all the best.”
Scaramucci had not even started in his new role, but was under fire after the New Yorker published an expletive-filled conversation he had with one of its writers, Ryan Lizza.
Scaramucci was not scheduled to officially begin his job until Aug. 15.
According to the New York Times, Scaramucci’s removal came at the request of Trump’s new chief of staff, John Kelly, who started in his new job on Monday.
There had been speculation about Scaramucci’s future ever since Trump replaced chief of staff Reince Priebus with Kelly. Scaramucci had made a point of telling …
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