13 August, 2017
The New Yorker'sRyan Lizza published an expletive-filled interview with Scaramucci, in which he bashed then-chief of staff Reince Priebus and used a sexually-vulgar term to describe Bannon.
During a segment of a special MSNBC broadcast featuring Joy Reid, former ethics czar to President George W. Bush Richard Painter blasted President Donald Trump's stubborn refusal to denounce white supremacists and his attempt to equally blame the left for the violence that killed a 32-year-old woman in Charlottesville, VA.
Trump "has got to go more to the mainstream", Scaramucci said. The president has been criticized for not specifically calling out the white supremacists and neo-Nazi groups at Saturday's rally.
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster couldn't say Sunday whether he can work alongside White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.
Breitbart has close ties with the alt-right movement, an ideology that can be associated with white nationalism. One woman died after a auto rammed into a crowd of protesters and dozens of people were injured; the driver was charged with second-degree murder and other counts.
"Allegedly written by Rich Higgins, a strategic planning aide who worked on the Trump campaign, the memo purports to unravel a conspiracy theory about a coordinated effort between the establishment, media, globalists, bankers, Islamists, Black Lives Matter, the ACLU, the organization for security and cooperation in Europe, the United Nations, cultural Marxists, and the so-called deep state (or permanent government apparatus"), all of whom, the memo claims, are banding together to delegitimize and destroy the President.
But Scaramucci steered clear from using over-the-top statements, and instead made a point of having a calm conversation with the ABC News host.
The Trump White House reportedly received another, "Thanks, but no thanks" response from a high-profile player who has passed on a senior administration position. Bannon wants to reduce American military involvement and McMaster wants to deploy more troops, a source familiar with the situation told The Daily Caller.
He said that one of his faults in taking the job was that "I was running too hard like a corporate CEO than a political operative".