Quick Takes: The Mooch is Out


* The sequence of events began this morning with a tweet from Trump.

* Approximately two hours later, Trump’s new chief of staff told his communications director of 10 days, “You’re fired.”

President Trump has decided to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, three people close to the decision said Monday, relieving him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude verbal tirade against other senior members of the president’s senior staff.

* Why was Scaramucci fired?

* As is often the case with this administration, I’ll give a trigger warning for the foul language, but that excuse is preposterous.

* Meanwhile, the Mooch isn’t the only one with egg all over his face today. How about Boris Epshteyn of Sinclair Media, who was singing Scaramucci’s praise just 3 days ago?

* Here’s how we’ll end this portion of today’s drama:

In case that doesn’t ring any bells, here’s the source.

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