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People in White House working to eject Donald Trump - Scaramucci

People in White House working to eject Donald Trump - Scaramucci

But Kelly's rise to White House chief of staff - he was given the role last month when former chief of staff Reince Priebus resigned - has reignited the churn of speculation as Kelly looks at revamping the press and communications team. And if he does that, he'll have a very successful legislative agenda that he'll be able to execute.

"With the moral authority of the presidency, you have to call that stuff out", Scaramucci said.

Scaramucci said Trump "needed to be much harsher as it related to the white supremacists" in Charlottesville, Va., and needed to call out their terrorism.

On ABC's This Week, Scaramucci expressed dismay over the hold that someone like chief strategist Steve Bannon, as well as Bannon's former home of Breitbart News, has over Trump.

"If the president really wants to execute the legislative agenda that I think is so promising for the American people, the lower middle-class people and the middle-class people, then he has to move away from that "Bannon-bart" nonsense", he said.

In his first television appearance since being fired last month, Mr Scaramucci told U.S. broadcaster ABC that there were "elements" within the White House trying to eject Mr Trump, and he had "named some names".

Scaramucci acknowledged that he made a mistake and was sacked for it by giving a profanity-laced interview to The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza during his short time working at the White House. The president has a very good idea of the people that are undermining his agenda that are serving their own interests.

Scaramucci has been a vocal critic of Bannon and offered a cryptic response when asked if Bannon should go.

The "many sides" part is what drew a strong rebuke from those who believed the president needed to specifically lay blame at the feet of the "alt-right" gathering to protest the removal of a statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

During his brief time at the White House, Mr Scaramucci promised to take a hard line against leakers.

The mild statement which failed to condemn the supremacists' move has brought him under criticism. But Scaramucci said he thought the interview with reporter Ryan Lizza was off the record.

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"I wouldn't have recommended that statement", Scaramucci said of Trump's words on Saturday from Bedminster, New Jersey.

On July 22nd, Scaramucci appeared on the Breitbart News Saturday radio show, declaring: "I think that one of the things that Breitbart has done has captured the spirit of what is actually going on in this country".