Scaramucci: The President And I Have A Very Good Idea Of Who The High-Level Leakers Are In The White House

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 27, 2017 11:34 AM
Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, called in to CNN's 'New Day' on Thursday morning to explain what he is doing to stop the campaign of leaks crippling President Trump's agenda. "The President and I would like to tell everybody we have a very, very good idea of who the leakers are, who the senior leakers are in the White House," he said. Scaramucci deleted this tweet yesterday citing White House chief of staff Reince Priebus as a potential leaker: "In light of the leak of my financial disclosure info which is a felony. I will be contacting @FBI and the @TheJusticeDept #swamp @Reince45" On CNN this morning, Scaramucci explains that he is not necessarily blaming Priebus for being behind the leaks, saying: "When the journalists who know who the leakers are like Ryan Lizza, these guys know who the leakers are. Jonathan Swan at Axios, these guys know who the leakers are. I respect him for not telling me because I understand journalistic integrity. However, when I put out a tweet, I put Reince's name in a tweet, they make the assumption it's him because journalists know who the leakers are. So, if Reince wants to explain he's not a leaker, let him tell you about himself." "When I put out a tweet and I put Reince's name in a tweet, they're all make the assumption that it's him because journalists know who the leakers are," Scaramucci said. "So if Reince wants to explain he's not a