Trump's White House 'Really a Joke — CNN's Gregory

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During that time, he clashed with senior White House officials including then Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, calling him "A...paranoid schizophrenic" in a profanity-laced rant published in the New Yorker.

Sanders added that "Gen. Kelly is going to work with the entire team as he has been doing over the last couple of days". He said he'd been brought on as a "special purpose vehicle" to stop White House leaks and curb infighting among the executive branch.

"The President certainly felt that Anthony's comments were inappropriate for a person in that position", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news conference.

As they say, in the ever-appropriate words of Queen, Another One Bites The Dust.

Scaramucci started Monday thinking he could weather the storm surrounding him after a salacious interview he gave The New Yorker magazine, three people who talked to him Monday said.

A short, three-sentence statement from the White House press office announced the news on Monday.

A reporter asked, "Did General Kelly ask him to leave or did the president ask him to leave, did he volunteer his resignation or how did that come about?" Nothing new there. And the White House, under this Marine, will become much less exciting but much more effective.

On Monday morning, hours before he was axed, Scaramucci had a 15 percent approval rating just a week after the debut of his "The Scaramucci Show".

Scaramucci got the job just 10 days ago.

Mr. Scaramucci was a clownish thug - and worse, an amateur - who didn't plan on following any chain of command. Scaramucci was too hot.

According to Lapan, Kelly had multiple conversations with Mr. Trump about taking the job.

This was a breaking story that has been updated throughout.

Scaramucci was the third communications director of Trump's presidency.

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