Anthony Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci

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Anthony Scaramucci is the Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SkyBridge Capital, a global alternative investments firm based in New York City. He is also the Founder and Chairman of SALT, a leading networking platform covering finance, geopolitics, and technology. Scaramucci is an award-winning investor, entrepreneur, and political figure arguably best known for his tenure as White House Communications Director. In November 2016, he was named to President-Elect Trump’s 16-person Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee, a group of advisors tasked with recommending presidential appointments for the administration.

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  • Scaramucci was appointed White House Communications Director on July 21, 2017.
  • He began work on July 25, although he had not yet been sworn in.
  • Days into the job, he provoked controversy after an expletive-laden interview with The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza.
  • He made obscene and strongly derogatory statements about several members of the Trump administration:
  • He launched a strongly worded attack on Mr. Priebus, calling him a "paranoid schizophrenic."
    • He also directed profanity-laced insults at Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.
    • He later tweeted his regret at the "colorful language", but the damage had already been done.
    • He was fired by President Donald Trump on July 31, 2017, upon the recommendation of the new White House Chief of Staff, General John F. Kelly.