Looks Like Scaramucci Just Accused Priebus Of Financial Info 'Leak'

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“I have one or two people who obviously don't favor me, but that's OK, that's politics. I'm not the first person to get hit in politics, and I won't be the last,” Scaramucci said earlier.

Newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is the one making headlines ever since his appointment to the Trump administration.

Soon after his hiring, he went on a tweet-deleting spree and removed all anti-Trump tweets after announcing they “shouldn’t be a distraction” as he serves the POSTUS’ agenda.

On Wednesday, he posted a cryptic tweet “pointing” to White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus.

Scaramucci tweeted, "In light of the leak of my financial disclosure info which is a felony. I will be contacting @FBI and the @TheJusticeDept #swamp @Reince45.”

 

However, he was quick to remove the post just hours after posting it as speculation grew that he was threatening Preibus in the cryptic message. Scaramucci instantly came up with an explanation and denied accusing Preibus of leaking his financial disclosure details.

 

The original, now deleted, “threat” was in reference to a Politico report that revealed details of his financial disclosure. While citing Scaramucci’s finances, the report stated, the new communications director has been earning millions from ownership stake since last year.

It added Scaramucci earned $10 million between January and June from his ownership stake in SkyBridge. The report showed his total assets to be worth $85 million. Scaramucci’s ownership stake paid him $4.9 million between January and June and he collected another $5 million in salary payments during the same period.

Scaramucci and Preibus reportedly are not on good terms and former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was also against his hiring.

While talking about the tensions, Scaramucci said in May, “I have one or two people who obviously don't favor me, but that's OK, that's politics. I'm not the first person to get hit in politics, and I won't be the last.”

However, in Scaramucci's first official appearance in front of the press in White House, he said he and Priebus “are a little bit like brothers, where we rough each other up once in a while, which is totally normal for brothers.”

While talking to Fox’s Sean Hannity, Preibus denied all claims and said the reports of “tensions” between the two were untrue.  

However, Twitter thinks otherwise.

 

Spotlight: Reuters, Yuri Gripas/Jonathan Ernst

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