As if supporting Jeb Bush during the Republican primary elections wasn’t embarrassing enough, newly-minted White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is also regretting some shots he took at the then-front-runner, and his eventual employer, during a 2015 Fox Business Network appearance.
“He’s a hack politician,” said the Jeb! supporting Scaramucci, then a Wall Street financier, on the 2015 Mornings With Maria Fox Business show. “He’s probably going to make Elizabeth Warren his Vice-Presidential nominee with comments like that. It’s anti-American. It’s very divisive. I’ll tell you who he’s gonna be president of – you can tell Donald I said this – the Queens County bullies association.”
Scaramucci was responding to a comment Trump had made about the “nothing” hedge fund investors supposedly pay.
So, inquiring minds want to know if President Trump has forgotten all about that statement:
“He brings it up every 15 seconds,” said Scaramucci on Friday during his first press conference in his new role. “One of the biggest mistakes that I made because I was an unexperienced person in the world of politics. I was supporting another candidate. I should have never said that about him.”
“I personally apologize for the 50th time for saying that. … I hope that someday, Mr. President, you’ll forget it,” the press secretary joked.
After the segment, Fox News host Neil Cavuto quipped, “that’s the way to handle something like that!”
Watch the clip below via Fox News:
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