The Latest: Scaramucci out after 11 days in White House job

WASHINGTON (AP) — 2:55 p.m. Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director after just 11 days on the job. A person close to Scaramucci confirmed his ouster just hours after President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff, John Kelly, was sworn into office. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were […]

Scaramucci tirades ignite smoldering White House tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump’s chief of staff to deny he’s a “leaker” and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability. In a pull-no-punches, […]

Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump’s decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead the beleaguered White House communications team. The departing spokesman said the president “could benefit from a clean slate” as he seeks to steady operations amid the Russia investigations and ahead of […]