Jul 21, 2017
The Trump administration on Friday officially announced that Anthony Scaramucci--a former Goldman Sachs executive who describes himself simply as an "American entrepeneur"--will be the new White House communications director.
At an afternoon briefing, Scaramucci spoke with reporters for the first time and announced that Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be taking over as White House press secretary in the wake of Sean Spicer's resignation earlier in the day. Spicer, according to reports, resigned from his post at least partially due to Trump's decision to bring Scaramucci on board to lead the communication's team.
Not widely known, here are at least a few things you should know about Scaramucci, including a few highlights from Friday's briefing.
First of all, Scaramucci loves literature
In 2012, "The Mooch" tweeted, "Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like its heaven on earth," and falsely attributed the quote to Mark Twain.
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