Tapper Goes After Scaramucci For Changing His Stance On Trump

Marsha Scott
July 24, 2017

"I'm confident that tomorrow when Jared Kushner speaks, and I'll keep my fingers crossed in saying this to you, it'll probably be the last time he has to talk about Russian Federation", he said.

Pesident Donald trump reportedly still does not believe Russians interfered in the 2016 USA election.

The U.S. intelligence community has concluded otherwise.

Scaramucci would eventually go on to support Trump during the general election, but his public statements during much of the primary campaign were critical of Trump's candidacy. "You're going to delegitimize his victory?"

Responding to a question from the interviewer, Scaramucci said he wants "the president to be the president". We were too namby-pamby", he continued, touting Democrats' forthcoming economic plan as "sharp, bold, and [appealing] to both the old Obama coalition, let's say the young lady who's just getting out of college, and the Democratic voters who deserted us for Trump, the blue-collar worker.

Trump has offered varied responses on Russian efforts to influence the election over the past few months.

Turns out, the "distracting" tweets Scaramucci referred to revealed the extent of "respect" he had for the Trump administration before he found ways to profit off it. He also cast doubt on the strength of the intelligence community's conclusions, citing the erroneous assessment that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. "You're an inherited money dude from Queens County", Scaramucci said.

Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" today, the new Communications Director apologized again to Donald Trump and dismissed scrutiny of his past commentary on the president. He wrote a scathing piece past year arguing against what he called "unbridled demagoguery" taking over the GOP.

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President Trump's new message man is already eating his own words.

Pressed to elaborate on his pledge to cut down staff, Scaramucci said, "As far as I'm concerned, it's a new start for everyone in [the communications] team".

"I should have never said that about him", he told reporters at his first press briefing Friday, adding later: "Mr. President, if you're listening, I personally apologize for the 50th time for saying that".

"There's obviously a communications problem", Scaramucci said.

That appointment in itself has been ridiculed, because Scaramucci was a critic of Trump even after the mogul's campaign for the White House began.

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.


During an interview on CNN's State of the Union on Sunday, Scaramucci first told host Jake Tapper that he'd recently spoken to someone who assured him that if Russia had been behind the hacks of the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta last year―as multiple US intelligence agencies have concluded―then nobody would have ever known about it, because the Russians are so good at it.

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