Monday, July 31, 2017

Scaramucci out as Communications Director

At the request of his new Chief of Staff, John Kelly, President Donald Trump has fired his new Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci. Got that? Barnini Chakraborty reports at Fox News,
President Trump’s headline-grabbing communications director Anthony Scaramucci was shown the door Monday after just 11 days on the job – as retired Gen. John Kelly took command of the White House staff, moving swiftly to impose order on a West Wing gripped for weeks by infighting.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would not confirm reports that Kelly personally requested Scaramucci's removal -- but she made clear that the former Homeland Security secretary now has full control of the staff.

“General Kelly has the full authority to operate in the White House, and all staff will report to him,” Sanders said, adding there are no other anticipated staff shake-ups in the works.
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