Scaramucci Is Out After Ten Days

Trump has made the decision at the behest of his new chief of staff to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his position as White House communications director.

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Jul 31 2017, 7:20pm

Just ten days after becoming White House communications director, hedge funder Anthony Scaramucci has been removed from his position.

President Donald Trump made the decision at the behest of his new chief of staff, John Kelly, who took office Monday morning, the New York Times reports. Although Scaramucci had previously reported directly to the president, Kelly reportedly made clear this morning that he was now the gatekeeper to the Oval Office.

The White House did not immediately return a request for comment, and it is unclear what role, if any, Scaramucci will have inside the White House going forward. His replacement has not been announced.

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