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Anthony Scaramucci Just Weirdly Compared Himself To Monica Lewinsky

The former White House communications director also called a journalist a "lowlife" for recording their conversation.

10/08/2017 2:04 PM AEST | Updated 11/08/2017 2:49 AM AEST

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Wednesday accused New Yorker journalist Ryan Lizza of recording him without permission.

In a tweet, Scaramucci called Lizza “the Linda Tripp of 2017” over the explosive interview that ultimately cost him his job

He wrote:  

Two decades ago, Tripp secretly recorded some of her conversations with Monica Lewinsky, the White House intern who had an affair then-President Bill Clinton

In response to a question, Scaramucci called Lizza a “lowlife”:

However, in this comparison, Lizza being Tripp would mean that Scaramucci is Lewinsky ― a detail that not only drew immediate attention but also launched dozens of wisecracks:

Scaramucci will have a chance to clarify his comparison on Monday, when he’s scheduled to be a guest on Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” on CBS. 

 

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