Anthony Scaramucci is Donald Trumps new White House communications director

Anthony Scaramucci is Donald Trumps new White House communications director

Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci is the new White House communications director. The position has been empty since the resignation of Mike Dubke in May. Scaramucci is a longtime supporter and major donor of Trump, and was a member on his transition team during the 2016 election. Known to his friends as Mooch, Scaramucci has made multiple TV appearances defending Trump during the election, after raising funds for Scott Walker and Jeb Bush during the primaries. Prior to joining Trumps team, Scaramucci was a hedge fund manager, and a longtime Republican party fundraiser. He was a self-proclaimed top fundraiser for Mitt Romney in 2012. 5 days ago
Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned. Spicer reportedly stepped down after opposing the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the administrations new communications director. Spicer vehemently objected to Scaramuccis appointment, saying it was a major mistake. Twitter was quick to respond to the news. 5 days ago
US Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain tumor

US Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain tumor

The former Republican presidential candidate is currently reviewing further treatment options after his diagnosis on 14 July. When McCains office announced the news on 20 July, the 80-year-old received support from numerous people across the US political spectrum, including Donald Trump and Barack Obama. 6 days ago