Anthony Scaramucci returned Sunday to the national spotlight and defended the circumstances behind his ouster last month after only 10 days as White House communications director while suggesting West Wing rival Steve Bannon may also be on his way out. When asked why he didn't, Scaramucci noted that Trump "likes doing the opposite of what the media thinks he's gonna do" and is "also of the impression that there is hatred on all sides, but I disagree with him".
"George, I didn't say I didn't do the wrong thing", Scaramucci said.
Another Republican, Senator Lindsey Graham, told Fox News Sunday that "I would urge the president to dissuade these groups that he's their friend".
Anthony Scaramucci defends brief White House stay in interview
Nevertheless, Scaramucci also indicated that this White House faces broader problems than a single adviser. "I think he needed to be much harsher as it related to the white supremacists and the nature of that, I applaud Gen. McMaster for calling it out for what it is - it's actually terrorism".
"You're not going change the president", Scaramucci said.
Scaramucci insisted he was unaware the interview was being recorded and hit out at The New Yorker journalist Ryan Lizza after the interview was published, taking to Twitter to describe Lizza as the "Linda Tripp of 2017" and insisting "He absolutely taped the call without my permission", adding #lowlife.
"There should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy, and neo-Nazis", she tweeted. Duke took part in Saturday's rally.
"We're going to work on civility and listening, deliberation, First Amendment, religious toleration, pluralism". "It has to stop now".
Google wrestles with aftermath from controversial memo
Volunteers are planning a march on the company offices in nine cities on August 19, according to the March on Google website. Google chief Sundar Pichai said Dimore "crossd the line by advancing harmful gender stereotypes in Google's workplace".
North Korea Warns It Is Considering A Missile Attack On Guam
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to calm tensions after Trump's remarks, saying "Americans should sleep well at night". Chinese government-backed scholars said Beijing is deeply concerned about the latest statements from Trump and North Korea.
Tropical Storm Gert expected to form
It is located about 260 miles east of the southeastern Bahamas and is expected to become a Tropical Storm by this afternoon. With its current forecast track, the only impact to the United States will be some increased surf along the coast.
North: Media to Partly Blame for Escalating US-N. Korea Tension
His visit came the day after President Trump said North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" in the event of a nuclear attack. Tensions have escalated rapidly in recent weeks after North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July.
Brexit deal not 'back door' to staying in EU: Ministers
But many politicians say Britons democratically voted to leave the bloc and it would be wrong to override the decision. The EU has warned that an already-tight timetable could be delayed ahead of a scheduled March 2019 exit.