"I've seen this guy throw a dead spiral through a tire, I've seen him at Madison Square Garden with a topcoat on, standing in the key and hitting foul shots and swishing them - he sinks three-foot putts", Scaramucci said.
Tapper subsequently challenged Scaramucci's statement, questioning the credibility of his source.
Scaramucci didn't wait for him to finish. Scaramucci said to laughter, referring to the president. "I was supporting another candidate, I should have never said that about him".
"He called me from Air Force One".
And now that he is in his new job, Scaramucci said it was time for things to change in the White House communications shop.
"How about it was the president, Jake", Scaramucci said.
"He brought that up", Scaramucci said.
The Russia pressure is not going to relent next week either.Key members of the Trump campaign team, including Donald Jr., Kushner and former campaign chair Paul Manafort have been asked to give testimony on Capitol Hill that would send Russia fever into overdrive.
The revelation that Trump is still questioning whether Russian Federation was behind last year's hacking campaigns is not shocking - Trump has called the probes a "witch hunt", a "fake " attempt by Democrats to justify their defeat, and continued to cast doubt on the conclusion as recently as July 5, when he alleged that only "three or four" United States spy agencies had found that Moscow interfered.
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The new White House communications chief also dismissed any concerns about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during the campaign. Ronald Reagan started out as a Democrat under FDR, and then he became a conservative.
Trump's own national security officials, however, recently reaffirmed that Russian Federation was behind the hacking campaign. The CNN host said, "You're making a lot of assertions here".
In 2015, Scaramucci branded Trump a "hack politician" on Fox Business after he criticized the hedge fund industry. We're strong as our weakest leak, ' Scaramucci said.
"The President is thinking about pardoning nobody", Scaramucci said.
His "positive mojo" seemed to already be flowing Sunday.
And while Huckabee Sanders delivered that message, Scaramucci offered a variation on the president's current position.
"The only thing I ask Sarah, Sarah if you're watching, I love the hair and makeup person that we had on Friday, so I'd like to continue to use the hair and makeup person", he added.
"Well, OK, so the answer to the question, and I'm a pro-Second Amendment person".