White House communications chief Anthony Scaramucci dropped jaws when he cursed a blue streak about Chief of Staff Reince Priebus – but President Trump loved it, according to a report.
“Reince is a f–king paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac,” Scaramucci railed at Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker, whom he wanted to reveal who leaked a story about him having dinner at the White House.
During his profanity-laden diatribe, he also targeted Trump’s chief strategist.
“I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to suck my own c- -k,” he said. “I’m not trying to build my own brand off the f- -king strength of the president. I’m here to serve the country.”
Trump “loved the Mooch quotes,” Axios reported, using Scaramucci’s nickname.
“But President Trump doesn’t like being upstaged. ‘Mini-me’ can’t forget the ‘Mini’ part. Being more Trump than Trump, in Trump’s house, is a dangerous game,” the site reported.
Scaramucci’s colleagues reportedly refer to him privately as “Mini-Me” because of his bombastic style reminiscent of the commander-in-chief.
Axios also reported that not all of Scaramucci’s conversation with Lizza was on the record.
“Late in the conversation, Scaramucci requested that one part be off the record, and we respected that. The rest was on the record. Today (Thursday), Ryan and Scaramucci had another conversation and Scaramucci was clear and agreed that the conversation was on the record,” Axios reported, citing a New York spokesperson.
Meanwhile, Donald Trump Jr. emulated his dad by going on Twitter Friday morning to voice his support for the fiery communications chief.
“Shocked the media is going after @Scaramucci for working to cut offtheir ‘sources & leaks. All I know is that he isn’t/wasn’t the leak!!!” he wrote.