Scaramucci: Trump will be gone by March 2020

Scaramucci: Trump will be gone by March 2020
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Former White House communications director Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciRepublican operatives pushing GOP turnout for Biden with new super PAC President sinks amid stumbles over protests Sunday shows preview: Protests against George Floyd's death, police brutality rock the nation for a second week MORE believes that GOP lawmakers will pressure President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet was 'racist, just plain and simple' Beats by Dre announces deal with Bubba Wallace, defends him after Trump remarks Overnight Defense: DOD reportedly eyeing Confederate flag ban | House military spending bill blocks wall funding MORE to leave office by March.

“When you talk to elected Republicans privately, they can’t stand the president," Scaramucci told Yahoo's "On the Move" on Monday. "They know the president is a lawless person and basically a criminal."


Back in September, Scaramucci made a prediction that Trump would be gone by the end of 2019.

“I do believe in the next one to three months, the Republicans are going to throw in the towel, they really don’t have a choice,” he said at the time.

“Unfortunately I got that part of it wrong,” Scaramucci noted Monday, adding that he was "counting on levels of valor and patriotism from my fellow Republicans and we didn’t get that yet.”

Scaramucci was part of the Trump's campaign finance committee in 2016 and then had a brief 11-day stint as the administration's communication director in 2017. Since leaving the administration, he has been a loud critic of Trump.

Scaramucci asserted that Republican lawmakers will be unable to ignore the growing public call for Trump to be removed from office, citing recent polls from Fox News and NBC–Wall Street Journal, both of which show that 49 percent of Americans now want to see the president removed from office.

“I predict that’s now going to have to go to 60 and when it’s 60, Republicans are going to have to cut and run," Scaramucci said.