Scaramucci Goes Off The Record

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In an emergency politics mini-chat, we appraise the abbreviated tenure of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. The transcript below has been lightly edited.

natesilver (Nate Silver, editor in chief): EMERGENCY MOOCH CHAT

micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Welcome, everyone, to an emergency mini-chat!!!

natesilver: THE MOOCH IS LOOCH!

micah: The news: The Mooch is out!

clare.malone (Clare Malone, senior political writer): “As a human being and as a Roman Catholic…” will preface everything i say in this chat, FYI.

micah: OK, so as The New York Times put it:

President Trump on Monday removed Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, the White House announced, ousting him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude