Scaramucci thanks John Kelly for speaking up against Trump

Scaramucci thanks John Kelly for speaking up against Trump
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Former White House communications director Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciSunday shows preview: Joe Biden wins the 2020 election Scaramucci says Trump has united country: 'It just happens to be against him' Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus cases surge in the Midwest; Trump hits campaign trail after COVID-19 MORE on Thursday thanked President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden: Trump attending inauguration is 'of consequence' to the country Biden says family will avoid business conflicts MORE’s former chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE for speaking up against the president.

Scaramucci praised Kelly for “saving my career and marriage” and reiterated that Trump is “a clear and present danger to our country, our world and way of life.”

“No one misses your ‘action’ frankly it’s crazy,” Scaramucci added, referring to Trump.


Scaramucci's tweet was in response to Trump slamming Kelly for his critical remarks about the president.

“When I terminated John Kelly, which I couldn’t do fast enough, he knew full well that he was way over his head,” Trump tweeted Thursday. “Being Chief of Staff just wasn’t for him. He came in with a bang, went out with a whimper, but like so many X’s, he misses the action & just can’t keep his mouth shut.”


Kelly left the Trump administration at the end of 2018 and Mick Mulvaney was named acting White House chief of staff.

Trump criticized Kelly after reports surfaced that the former White House chief of staff had supported migrants, the news media and Lt. Col. Alexander VindmanAlexander VindmanEsper: If my replacement is 'a real yes man' then 'God help us' Ukrainian president whose call with Trump sparked impeachment congratulates Biden Alexander Vindman congratulates Biden, Harris on election victory MORE, who was reassigned from his post last week after testifying against Trump in the House impeachment inquiry.

Scaramucci, once an outspoken Trump supporter, turned on the president last year, citing his comments against Democratic women of color. Scaramucci served as White House communications director in July 2017 for just 11 days.