White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci: ‘I Made a Mistake in Trusting in a Reporter’

Pretty much the entirety of Anthony Scaramucci‘s new job, as White House Communications Director, involves dealing with reporters. In that context, we present the following Thursday evening Tweet from Anthony Scaramucci: Scaramucci, of course, was addressing his wild comments to New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza — comments which were published on the magazine’s website Thursday afternoon and sent shockwaves through the Beltway and beyond. But the new White House Communications Director — the leading conduit between President Donald Trump and the fourth estate — appears to be getting his relationship with the White House press corps off to a great start by telling them he won’t trust reporters. Appearing on CNN Thursday night, Lizza responded to Scaramucci’s Tweet by saying that the comments were on the record, and thus, Continue reading "White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci: ‘I Made a Mistake in Trusting in a Reporter’"

Despite Trump Attacks, Jeff Sessions Insists He ‘Made the Right Decision’ on Recusal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Tucker Carlson today that despite the attacks from President Trump, he firmly believes his recusal was the right thing to do. After telling Carlson that the President’s criticisms have been “hurtful,” Sessions was asked about the recusal, given these comments from the President:
“Sessions should have never recused himself and if he was going to recuse himself he should have told me before he took the job and I would have picked somebody else.”
Sessions told Carlson, “I understand his feelings about it, because this has been a big distraction for him.” But he insisted that he still believes he “made the right decision.” Carlson asked him directly about whether he will continue to run the DOJ after what the President has said about him. Sessions said that’s up to Trump, but for now he will remain in his position. Continue reading "Despite Trump Attacks, Jeff Sessions Insists He ‘Made the Right Decision’ on Recusal"

Bill Kristol Labels Trump a ‘Jackass’ During Fiery Argument Over Boy Scout Speech

A discussion about President Donald Trump‘s politically charged speech to a group of Boy Scouts went off the rails and included a prominent right-leaning pundit calling the President a jackass. On Thursday’s edition of Out Front, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol ripped Trump’s remarks to the Scouts, specifically his critical comments about former President Barack Obama. “What a jackass you have to be to speak to the Boy Scouts and attack your predecessor as President of the United States,” Kristol said. “Here you are at an all-American civic thing. Don’t say a word if you can’t say something nice about Barack Obama.” Paris Dennard, a Republican commentator, blasted Kristol for using the expletive to describe Trump. “For Bill Kristol not to get through one segment, and calling the president a jackass, totally flies in the face of his current statements about the president,” Dennard said. “How Continue reading "Bill Kristol Labels Trump a ‘Jackass’ During Fiery Argument Over Boy Scout Speech"

Krauthammer Responds to Scaramucci Comments: ‘This Is the Degradation of the Presidency’

On Thursday, The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza revealed a bombshell interview he had on Wednesday night with the new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. Scaramucci did not request that the interview be off-the-record before going on an expletive-filled rant where he called Reince Priebus “a fucking paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac,” and declared “I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to suck my own cock.” Scaramucci attempted to defend his actions on Thursday afternoon and tweeted, “I sometimes use colorful language. I will refrain in this arena but not give up the passionate fight for @realDonaldTrump’s agenda. #MAGA” Fox NewsCharles Krauthammer weighed in on Thursday evening’s Special Report about Scaramucci’s comments and the chaos that Continue reading "Krauthammer Responds to Scaramucci Comments: ‘This Is the Degradation of the Presidency’"

GOP Rep. Peter King Gives Scaramucci a Pass For Crazy Comments: ‘First Week on the Job’

Eh… he’s a rookie. What can you expect? That, essentially, is the position of Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on the unfathomably wild New Yorker interview of Anthony Scaramucci. Appearing on The Situation Room Thursday, King wrote off Scaramucci’s vulgar trashing of Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon as nothing he hasn’t heard before. “It sounded like a lot of guys I’ve spoken to late at night,” King said. “After political meetings, a few guys get together and they start talking that way. Listen, it’s not the orthodox way to do it. It’s not the usual way to do it. But it’s the first week on the job. And we’ll see where this goes.” King represents New York’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers the South Shore of Long Island. And apparently, King doesn’t think he’ll be in any sort of electoral peril for defending fellow Long Islander Scaramucci. “I’ve spoken to Continue reading "GOP Rep. Peter King Gives Scaramucci a Pass For Crazy Comments: ‘First Week on the Job’"

Eric Bolling Scolds Panel While Touting Trump’s Economy: ‘What in the Hell Do You Guys Want?’

Poll after poll would indicate that the economy is still the most important concern on the minds of the American people. And Fox News’ Eric Bolling can’t understand why no one wants to acknowledge the positive economic news coming from the White House. On Fox News Specialists on Thursday, Bolling seemed frustrated with the lack of recognition for President Trump‘s economy as the media, including his fellow panelists, seem to only concentrate on the infighting and drama within the administration. Bolling scolded his colleagues, wondering why everyone isn’t more interested in touting what he considers to be a booming economy. “You’re laughing,” Bolling said to comedian Joe DeVito as the panel argued over White House drama. “The stock market made another record high today,” he continued. “The labor market…there are more Americans employed today than ever, ever in this country, ever. The housing market is on a record high Continue reading "Eric Bolling Scolds Panel While Touting Trump’s Economy: ‘What in the Hell Do You Guys Want?’"

Twitter Flips Out Over Bonkers Scaramucci Comments: ‘One of the Most WTF Documents I’ve Ever Read’

Have you seen Anthony Scaramucci‘s absolutely bonkers New Yorker interview? Please say you have. If not, well, you need to read the whole thing right this instant. Go ahead, we’ll wait. … Crazy, right? We told you. Twitter, naturally, has just completely flipped out over this stunning interview. Here is a sampling of the social media reaction: