CNN's Chris Cuomo asks Anthony Scaramucci why he should give Trump "credit for bringing in Steve Bannon"

CNN's Chris Cuomo asks Anthony Scaramucci why he should give Trump "credit for bringing in Steve Bannon"

Cuomo: If Trump "has the best people around him, why does he keep shedding people like fleas off a dog?"

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From the January 9 edition of CNN's Cuomo Prime Time:

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ANTHONY SCARAMUCCI: You don't want to give the president credit for a lot of things. He made --

CHRIS CUOMO (HOST): Why would I give the president credit for bringing in Steve Bannon in close to the seat of power?

SCARAMUCCI: Well, because --

CUOMO: You tell me, Anthony Scaramucci, who is no friend of Steve Bannon, why was he a good choice to have?

SCARAMUCCI: I -- I -- We're now looking at this with hindsight and saying that it was a bad choice, and the president would now say it was a bad choice. But here's the hallmark of a great president and a great executive: When you've made a bad choice and you have to make a decision to get rid of somebody that's been a bad choice, you remove the person from the situation.

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CUOMO: If he has the best people around him, why does he keep shedding people like fleas off a dog?

Previously:

Breitbart will be as odious without Bannon as it was with him

Anthony Scaramucci: Breitbart chief Steve Bannon has white nationalist "tendencies"

On This Week, Anthony Scaramucci says that Trump “has to move away” from Bannon and Breitbart
 

Posted In
The Presidency & White House
Network/Outlet
CNN
Person
Chris Cuomo, Stephen Bannon, Donald Trump, Anthony Scaramucci
Show/Publication
Cuomo Prime Time
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