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Trump removes Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director

Trump was annoyed about Scaramucci's lewd comments to The New Yorker magazine

Reuters  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump ousted recently hired White House communications chief Anthony Scaramucci on Monday over an obscene tirade, sources familiar with the decision said, in the latest staff upheaval for the six-month-old administration. The move, coming just 10 days after the Republican president named Scaramucci to the post, took place on the first day of work for Trump's new chief of staff, retired Marine Corps General John Kelly, who sources said was seeking to impose order on a White House riven with factions and backbiting. "There's a new sheriff in ...

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First Published: Tue, August 01 2017. 07:53 IST