13 August, 2017
"It was going to be very hard for me to stay in the job, given the fact the Gen. Kelly took over and so I respect Gen. Kelly", he added to White House chief of staff John Kelly.
Donald Trump's former communications director Anthony Scaramucci has said there are people in Washington trying to have Mr Trump removed as president. He'll discuss what it's like to uproot your life to go work for the president only to be dismissed 10 days later because you couldn't resist making a joke during an on-the-record interview about Steve Bannon fellating himself.
Expect McMaster et al.to also be pressed on the "military option" for Venezuela, which the president laid on the table on Friday because, I guess, sounding "tough" is its own reward.
"I think he needed to be much harsher as it relates to the white supremacists", Scaramucci said on ABC's "This Week".
I think people are probably reluctant to tell him the truth.
He also said that how he sounds on the audio of the conversation is much different than how he comes across in print - calmer in conversation than the inflammatory words would suggest.
President Trump reportedly suspects that his chief strategist Stephen Bannon is behind some White House leaks about fellow staffers, according to a new report by Axios. "He's going to do what he wants to do, how he wants to do it".
He said that Trump had created an "opening" for corporate CEOs to "enter the system", and mentioned Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and The Walt Disney Co.'sBob Iger as corporate chieftains who have expressed an interest in politics. "I am a straight talking person".