Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciTrump: Media only says I was 'rude' to NATO leaders, ignores 'the money' Trump criticizes media amid growing criticism of his handling of Putin Scaramucci: Trump ‘has to reverse course immediately’ on Russia comments MORE, an informal adviser to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use 'adversary' to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in midterms Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism MORE, compared White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerOn The Money: US files complaints at WTO | House leaders get deal to boost biz investment | Mnuchin says US will consider Iran sanctions waivers | FCC deals blow to Sinclair-Tribune merger NY to investigate allegations of tenant harassment by Kushner Cos. Tenants in Kushner Cos. building say they were pushed out: report MORE on Tuesday to Alexander Hamilton, the first Treasury secretary and one of the nation's Founding Fathers.

"I think he's like an Alexander Hamilton," Scaramucci said on CNN's "New Day." "He's a young man who has a tremendous amount of maturity about him." 

"What do you mean he's like Alexander Hamilton?" CNN host Chris Cuomo said. "He's nothing like Alexander Hamilton."

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"To you he isn't, but to me he is. I'll explain why. He's got the trust of the president. He's very, very thoughtful. He knows how to bring people in," Scaramucci said. "If you read [Ron] Chernow's book about Hamilton, that was Hamilton's great gift at a very young age. So Jared has that."

Kushner, who is also Trump's son-in-law, has emerged as one of the president's most influential aides. He has been given a sweeping policy portfolio since entering his White House post, ranging from heading a task force to reform how the government operates to exploring peace efforts in the Middle East.

Scaramucci's comments on Tuesday weren't the first comparing Kushner to Hamilton. During a November appearance on MSNBC, Scaramucci, then a member of Trump's transition team, made the same comparison of Kushner.

"I see Jared as like the Alexander Hamilton of the new administration," he said at the time. "I'm not saying he's going in or not going in, but this is a 35-year-old guy. Remember how young Alexander Hamilton was when he was advising George Washington."