Charisma Caucus

White House Communications Director Fired

Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci
President Donald Trump fired embattled White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci on Monday. (Reuters photo)

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci didn't even last a full month on the job before he was able to tack on "former" in front of the title.

At the behest of White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly, President Donald Trump fired the former Wall Street financier. The move was the first of what is likely to be a very high-profile "cleaning of house" in the West Wing. The move happened just within the past hour, and no official announcement has been made by the president or the White House.

Last week, shortly after he was hired, the communications director had become embroiled in a behind-the-scenes fight with other members of the president's so-called "inner circle" over leaks to the liberal mainstream media. That tussle resulted in the firing Friday of Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff, and ultimately, Kelly's selection to replace him.

Then came the profanity-laced tirade that appeared in the media, and shortly thereafter, reports about his impending divorce. Both of those elicited combative responses, which perhaps suggested little would change despite the changes in personnel. A number of evangelical leaders were critical of Scaramucci and demanded he be fired.

It's not yet clear what was the final tipping stone. Additionally, it's unclear what, if any, role Scaramucci might have with the administration in the future.

Following the breaking news, the White House issued the following statement:

Anthony Scaramucci will be leaving his role as White House Communications Director. Mr. Scaramucci felt it was best to give Chief of Staff John Kelly a clean slate and the ability to build his own team. We wish him all the best.


To contact us or to submit an article, click here.


Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Never miss a big news story again. Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.

Five ways to deepen your relationship with God, increase your faith and save money!

  • Deepen Your Relationship with God with a FREE eCourse: Click Here to view all of our free e-Courses. Favorite topics include Fear, Forgiveness, Holy Spirit, Supernatural, and How to Hear God.
  • Super Discounts and Close-Out Specials: Click Here to view all our bundles and close-out specials and save up to 86%! Prayer, Holy Spirit, Anointing, the Supernatural and more.
  • God Wants to Anoint Women Now: Rise up and enter the anointing of Deborah, Anna, Esther, Ruth and Hannah. You were called to go higher. Click Here to learn more.
  • Change Your Atmosphere and Circumstances Through Prayer! John Eckhardt's prayer bundle gives you six powerful books to help you pray and change any situation. Click Here.
  • HUGE Bible Sale!: Click Here to save up to 50% off a great selection of Bibles. Plus, get a free gift with each order!

Subscription Special: Subscribe to Charisma for Only $24.97 and get a free gift. With your subscription, you'll receive Born For Significance by best-selling author Bill Johnson. View Offer

Attention Pastors and Leaders: Leadership training and development are crucial for success. Enroll in a FREE 1-hour leadership mini-course by Dr. Mark Rutland. View Details

Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective