Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciWhite House announces changes in press office Scaramucci’s wife says he’s trying not to ‘blab’ White House secrets on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ White House press aide Raj Shah joining lobbying firm MORE, an informal adviser to President TrumpDonald John TrumpMcCabe says he was fired because he 'opened a case against' Trump McCabe: Trump said 'I don't care, I believe Putin' when confronted with US intel on North Korea McCabe: Trump talked to me about his election victory during 'bizarre' job interview MORE, compared White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine - Will there be any last-minute shutdown drama? Rule change sharpens Dem investigations into Trump Drama hits Senate Intel panel’s Russia inquiry 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."