Fortunately, the show provided some comic relief in the form of Anthony Scaramucci. The former White House communications director gave his first televised interview since being unceremoniously fired by the administration after a mere 11 days. But “The Mooch” even screwed this up, having misleadingly promised Stephen Colbert the exclusive first interview. For a guy who was supposed to be in charge of communications, Scaramucci has an awfully hard time communicating. It’s a wonder he lasted in the job as long as he did.
After an entertaining video montage of his guest’s greatest hits during his brief time at the White House, Stephanopoulos first asked him about Trump’s pathetic statement about the events in Charlottesville in which he decried the “hatred, bigotry and violence…on many sides.” Trump delivered the egregiously unpresidential remark with less passion than he exhibited describing the chocolate cake at Mar-a-Lago. Stephanopoulos described it as a “watershed moment” for Trump’s presidency, which might be true if this administration didn’t have watershed moments several times a week.Read more at HollywoodReporter