Trump removes Scaramucci as communications director

Published: July 31, 2017
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White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, speaks at the daily briefing at the White House in Washington. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, speaks at the daily briefing at the White House in Washington. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has decided to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his job as communications director, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing three unidentified people close to the decision.

News of Scaramucci’s removal came hours after Trump swore in a new chief of staff, retired General John Kelly.

Politico reported the dismissal came at Kelly’s request, citing two unidentified White House officials.

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  • powayman
    Aug 1, 2017 - 2:51AM

    That’s good news – demonstrates his new Chief of Staff has power which is something the last one was sorely lacking. Recommend

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