Anthony Scaramucci to media: Leave my family alone
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 the family. A day after the New York Post 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 business out of the press. The report came just two days after Scaramucci went nuclear in a profane interview with The New Yorker, during which he called out White House strategist Steve Bannon andÂ Trump’s ex-chief of staff Reince Priebus (more on that below).
Trump’s busy weekend
Trying to move forward after a big staff shake-up, facing issues ranging from North Korea to his own attorney general, President Trump said Sunday that Republicans should keep trying to repeal and replace Obamacare.Â TrumpÂ blasted the Republicans in the SenateÂ Saturday for looking “like fools” after the GOP could not garner enough support to pass health care reform. The president spent the weekend at the White House after announcing late Friday he hadÂ replacedÂ chief of staff Reince Priebus with retired generalÂ John Kelly, who moves to to the White House after a stint as secretary of Homeland Security.
On Twitter, President Trump did not hold back about his disappointment with GOP senators’ progress on health care reform. Trump said they ‘look like fools’ over…