Scaramucci says he will contact FBI, Justice Dept. over leaked financial disclosure

White House communications director Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciMSNBC host questions Scaramucci on previous sexual remark about Bannon Scaramucci on Wolff book: ‘A lot of the stuff does not seem right’ Scaramucci: Key Trump strength is 'reading people' MORE said Wednesday night that he plans to contact the FBI and Justice Department regarding what he said was a leak of his financial disclosure.

"In light of the leak of my financial disclosure info which is a felony. I will be contacting [FBI] and the [Justice Department]," Scaramucci wrote on Twitter.

In the now-deleted tweet, Scaramucci tagged Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony Overnight Cybersecurity: House votes to renew NSA spying | Trump tweets spark confusion | Signs Russian hackers are targeting Olympics | Bannon expected to appear before House Intel panel Bannon to appear before House committee for Russia probe: report MORE, which some took as a suggestion that the new communications director was accusing the White House chief of staff of leaking. 

Scaramucci later put out a second tweet that said this interpretation was "wrong" and that he wanted to put leakers on notice that all senior administration officials were helping to end illegal leaks.

Scaramucci was reacting to a Politico report based on a financial disclosure form he filed with the Office of Government Ethics that shows that the former Wall Street financier earned $4.9 million from his stake in Skybridge Capital, the investment firm he founded in 2005, between Jan. 1, 2016, and the end of June 2017.

The Politico reporter who wrote the story tweeted on Thursday that there was no leak. The form was publicly available.

The disclosure also shows that Scaramucci earned more than $5 million in salary during the same period of time.

Scaramucci also appeared on CNN on Thursday morning, where he took more shots at Priebus, saying reporters assumed Priebus was the leaker in his initial tweet because they "know who the leakers are." 

"However, when I put out a tweet and I put Reince's name in the tweet, they're all making the assumption that it's him, because journalists know who the leakers are," he said.

"So if Reince wants to explain that he's not a leaker, let him do that."

The Wall Street financier and longtime ally of President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE was tapped to lead the White House communications team on Friday — a move that prompted the resignation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

In his new role, Scaramucci has vowed to crack down on leaks coming out of the White House. He told Fox News's Sean Hannity in an interview aired Wednesday that he plans to take "dramatic steps" to stymie such leaks.

This report was updated on July 27 at 9:06 a.m.

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