Scaramucci Out as White House Communications Director
WASHINGTON, D.C -- The "Mooch" is gone. After a little more than a week on the job, Anthony Scaramucci is out as the new White House communications chief.
Scaramucci got off to a rough start, including a profanity-laced tirade against now-former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in a magazine interview.
Priebus abruptly departed Friday and was replaced by former Marine general John Kelly, the secretary of homeland security.
Kelly was sworn in as the new chief-of-staff this morning. Scaramucci is a Wall Street hedge fund manager who has no experience in the communications field.
His hiring as communications director was followed by the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
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