People in White House working to eject Donald Trump - Scaramucci

People in White House working to eject Donald Trump - Scaramucci

People in White House working to eject Donald Trump - Scaramucci

On Sunday morning, short-lived, recently-ousted White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci gave his first interview since his departure from the Donald Trump administration.

"I was probably running too hard and acting more like a corporate CEO than I was, say, a political operative", said Scaramucci, who's known as "The Mooch".

"I think he would have needed to have been much harsher".

"It's actually terrorism and whether it's domestic or global terrorism, with the moral authority of the presidency, you have to call that stuff out", he said.

In the call, Scaramucci went after Bannon, using vulgar language to describe the chief strategist.

"I think there are elements inside of Washington, also inclusive in the White House, that are not necessarily abetting the president's interests or his agenda", he said while suggesting that Bannon may be one of the "leakers undermining [the president's] agenda". "Then he has to move away from that sort of Bannon-bart nonsense".

Asked if that included Bannon, Scaramucci said, "Well, yeah".

Trump has come under intense criticism for his response to clashes between white nationalist groups ― including members of neo-Nazi and KKK groups ― and counter-protesters, which came to a head Saturday when a 20-year-old OH man allegedly plowed his vehicle into a group of anti-racist demonstrators, killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring at least 19 others.

Trump on Saturday said "many sides" were responsible for the violence in Virginia.

The White House later Sunday issued a statement saying of Trump's condemnation: "Of course that includes white supremacists, KKK, Neo-Nazi and all extremist groups". "He called for national unity and bringing all Americans together".

The stories have been driven by Breitbart News, where Bannon was executive chairman before joining Trump's presidential campaign as chief executive in August.

Scaramucci's interview Sunday came two weeks after his firing.

But he added that he wanted to take accountability for his actions and that what he did "was wrong".

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