Anthony Scaramucci, the White Houseâs new hard-hitting, foul-mouthed communications director, delivered a stern warning to the media on Saturday via Twitter: Lay off theÂ family.
A day after a New York newspaper reported that Scaramucciâs wife had filed for divorce, citing his ânaked political ambitionâ as the grounds for the split, Scaramucci took to Twitter and implored reporters to keep his family’s businessÂ out of the press.Â
âFamily does not need to be drawn into this,â the Mooch tweeted Saturday morning. âSoon we will learn who in the media has class and who doesn’t. No further comments on this.â
It was the second day in a row Scaramucci had turned to Twitter in what appeared to be an attempt to address the reportÂ of his martial strife.
âLeave civilians out of this,â he tweeted Friday. âI can take the hits, but I would ask that you would put my family in your thoughts and prayers & nothing more.â
The reportÂ first surfaced in the New York Post’s Page Six, which, citing multiple unnamed sources, said Deidre BallÂ filedÂ divorce papers after three years of marriage. Efforts to independently confirm the Post’s story were unsuccessful. USA TODAY has reached out to BallÂ and the Scaramucci family for comment.Â
One of the sources in the Post article suggested that Ball and Scaramucci had sparred over…