Anthony Scaramucci

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Bitcoin Closes In on $50K After Setting a Record

Cryptocurrency climbed 4% in 24 hours

(Newser) - After rising 4% in 24 hours, Bitcoin hit a record $49,714.66 on Sunday. It slipped slightly to $48,700 later in the morning, Reuters reports. For the year, Bitcoin has risen nearly 70%. Widespread acceptance of virtual currencies is a main driver of the increase. After long hesitating,...

C-SPAN Suspends Editor After He Admits Lying About Hack

Steve Scully had tweeted Anthony Scaramucci for advice on answering Trump

(Newser) - C-SPAN suspended political editor Steve Scully indefinitely Thursday after he admitted to lying about his Twitter feed being hacked when he was confronted about a questionable exchange with former Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci. The news came on the day of what was supposed to be a career highlight for the...

Trump Tweets About Greta, Then Gets Called a 'Punk'

Anthony Scaramucci accuses president of bullying a child

(Newser) - There's been an endless supply of tweets congratulating Greta Thunberg on the honor of Time's youngest ever Person of the Year . Per USA Today , President Trump went a different route. "So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned...

Scaramucci: GOP May Have to Replace Trump

He's 'gone off the rails,' says former aide amid escalating feud with president

(Newser) - Anthony Scaramucci didn't last long in the White House , but he continues to linger as a public thorn in President Trump's side. On Monday, the former White House communications chief declared on CNN that Trump has "gone off the rails," sounds "more and more nonsensical,...

Fox News Host Accidentally Calls Trump 'Dictator'

Abby Huntsman called Trump and Kim Jong Un summit a meeting of 'two dictators'

(Newser) - A Fox News host has accidentally referred to the highly anticipated summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a meeting of "two dictators."Regardless of what happens in that meeting between the two dictators, what we are seeing right now, this is history,...

Report: TV Execs Pitched Show Starring Stormy Lawyer, Mooch

'Not happening,' says Scaramucci

(Newser) - TV insiders say at least two networks have been pitched a show featuring a different kind of odd couple: Anthony Scaramucci and Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' lawyer. TV agent Jay Sures has talked to execs at CNN and MSNBC about a show in which the former White House communications director...

Report: Trump Is Getting Frustrated With His New Lawyer

He's thinking about benching Giuliani, sources say

(Newser) - Is Rudy Giuliani going to go the way of the Mooch? Insiders tell Politico that President Trump is becoming increasingly frustrated with his new lawyer and is considering firing him after days of media drama resembling the short-lived tenure of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. In his recent...

Mooch's Revenge? Ryan Lizza Fired by The New Yorker

The longtime Washington correspondent has been accused of 'improper sexual conduct'

(Newser) - Ryan Lizza has joined Charlie Rose, Matt Lauer, and Mark Halperin on the list of big-name journalists who have recently lost their jobs after being accused of sexual misconduct. Today, the New Yorker announced that they had fired their longtime Washington correspondent for engaging in "improper sexual conduct,"...

'The Mooch' Gets Grilled by Colbert
'The Mooch' Gets
Grilled by Colbert

'The Mooch' Gets Grilled by Colbert

Anthony Scaramucci defends president but says he'd fire Steve Bannon

(Newser) - The Mooch appeared on Stephen Colbert's show Monday night and found himself defending the boss who just fired him. Colbert in particular grilled Anthony Scaramucci on why President Trump waited two days to condemn white supremacists after the violence in Virginia. "It was late, I'm not going...

Scaramucci Has a New, Unwanted Title

The 'Mooch' tops list of least powerful people in the world

(Newser) - Power: One day you have it, the next you don't. No one likely knows that better than the world's 50 "least powerful" people, described by 24/7 Wall St. as "well-known individuals around the world who have recently experienced a precipitous loss in stature." The top...

Stephen Miller Could Take Over White House Communications

White House adviser is being considered for Scaramucci's old job

(Newser) - One week after the controversial 10-day tenure of White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci came to a dramatic end, officials in the Trump administration are floating the possibility that senior policy adviser Stephen Miller could get his job, Axios reports. Miller, an immigration hardliner, saw his stock rise in the...

Sorry, SNL, Spicer Is Still Leaving

Some wondered if he'd stay after Scaramucci implosion, but WH official says no

(Newser) - With Scaramucci out, is Sean Spicer back in? That question has surfaced after the White House communications director was unceremoniously dumped earlier this week (Scaramucci's hire was the reported reason why press secretary Spicer left in the first place). But a senior White House official tells Reuters that Spicer,...

Scaramucci Could Make Bank as 'Sacrificial Lamb'

Ex-WH comms director could kill it on public speaking circuit, at up to $75K per gig: TMZ

(Newser) - After what TMZ calls an "absurdly brief gig" in the White House, Anthony Scaramucci may soon be enjoying big bucks from speaking engagements. Scaramucci, who was a White House fixture for less time than it takes for milk to spoil , could be getting a hefty ROI from his short...

Mooch, 'We Hardly Knew Ye'
Mooch's Tenure: 'Minus 16 Days'

Mooch's Tenure: 'Minus 16 Days'

'Scaramouche, we hardly knew ye'

(Newser) - The Mooch is out after a tenure as White House communications director that only lasted around 250 hours. Anthony Scaramucci was fired and reportedly escorted off the White House premises Monday, swept away by new broom John Kelly, the retired Marine Corps general expected to bring some military discipline...

Email Prankster Fools Scaramucci, Other Officials

Real Mooch had exchange with fake Priebus

(Newser) - Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci wasn't on the job for long —but it was long enough to be taken in by an email prankster who impersonated other officials. In emails to Scaramucci, the prankster pretended to be Reince Priebus and may have escalated tensions between the...

Trump Ousts Scaramucci From White House Post
The Mooch Is Out:
Trump Dumps Him
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The Mooch Is Out: Trump Dumps Him

White House communications chief didn't last 2 weeks

(Newser) - Well, that was quick: The Mooch is out. President Trump on Monday decided to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his brand-new post as White House communications director. Coverage of the surprise move makes one thing clear: The decision came at the request of new chief of staff John Kelly, who is...

Mooch's Wife Filed for Divorce Just Before Giving Birth

Deirdre Scaramucci was 9 months pregnant when she dumped him

(Newser) - Anthony Scaramucci's wife was nine months' pregnant when she hit the new White House communications director with the news that she wanted a divorce, Page Six reports. Deirdre Scaramucci, 38, who gave birth to a boy, James, in New York City on July 24, had filed divorce papers in...

Anthony Scaramucci's Wife Leaves Him: Report

Multiple sources tell Page Six she's not a fan of his new position

(Newser) - Multiple sources tell Page Six that Anthony Scaramucci's wife has filed for divorce. Deidre Ball, who started dating the new White House communications director in 2011 and is his second wife, is said to dislike President Trump and the DC life in general. She preferred the couple's "...

Scaramucci on Nasty Interview: I Thought I Was Off the Record

But reporter who received vulgar tirade says they had a clear understanding

(Newser) - Just how foul-mouthed was Anthony Scaramucci's tirade against his West Wing enemies? The Guardian is running a who-said-it quiz pitting his quotes against those of the comically foul-mouthed staff from Veep. In the immediate aftermath of the story going public on Thursday, Scaramucci tweeted a mea culpa of sorts,...

Scaramucci Literally Accuses Bannon of Figurative Autofellatio

White House communications director gives jaw-dropping interview

(Newser) - To say this New Yorker interview with the new White House communications director is unusual is an understatement, especially when it includes accusations of autofellatio against Steve Bannon. Anthony Scaramucci called Ryan Lizza on Wednesday, upset the New Yorker reporter had tweeted about a dinner Scaramucci attended with President Trump,...

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