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Anthony Scaramucci says Trump ‘is on missile lock’ to build border wall

Anthony Scaramucci said in his first interview since being named White House communications director that President Trump is “on missile lock” to keep his promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico. “I know this is one of his campaign promises that he is on missile lock to keep,” Scaramucci said Saturday on “Breitbart News Saturday” on SiriusXM. Pressed by host Matthew Boyle on when the wall would be built, Scaramucci noted he only started the job on Friday and hadn’t spoken with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly…

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What kind of health care bill could the Senate vote on next week?

July 22, 2017, 8:04 AM| The White House changes come as Republicans try to iron out a possible repeal bill to the Affordable Care Act. But that continues to be mired in delays. CBS News political director Steve Chaggaris joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss what kind of bill the Senate could be voting on next week, why Republicans have never been able to agree on a replacement for Obamacare and whether he thinks Republicans and Democrats will ever work together on the issue. Source: CBS News – Politics

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Could we soon get from New York to Washington in 30 minutes?

July 22, 2017, 7:48 AM| This week, SpaceX founder Elon Musk issued a provocative tweet saying he’s received verbal government approval to build a hyperloop system which would carry passengers in a metal tube at 700 mph. Editor-at-large for CNET’s Roadshow, which covers transportation technology, Tim Stevens joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss how the system would work and why we still have a long way to go. Source: CBS News – Science/Tech

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Scaramucci Has a Showman’s Knack for Self-Promotion Rivaling Trump’s

Mr. Scaramucci grew up on Long Island, in Port Washington, N.Y., where one of his first jobs was delivering Newsday. He has written two books, “Goodbye Gordon Gekko” and “The Little Book of Hedge Funds.” He started SkyBridge Capital in 2005 as an incubator for hedge fund managers after spending seven years at Goldman Sachs and helping to found a money-managament firm. After the financial crisis, many hedge funds shifted tactics to attract new investors. SkyBridge bought Citigroup’s hedge fund unit and then reinvented itself, opening up to investors with…

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Trump’s Communications Orbit

Trump’s Communications Orbit – The New York Times Advertisement Official Anthony Scaramucci, communications director CreditSam Hodgson for The New York Times Sarah Huckabee Sanders, press secretary CreditGabriella Demczuk for The New York Times Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times Advertisement Hope Hicks, strategic communications director CreditHilary Swift for The New York Times Michael Anton, deputy assistant to the president for strategic communications CreditPablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president CreditRuth Fremson/The New York Times Josh Raffel, assistant to Jared Kushner CreditAlex…

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Sanders named White House press secretary in shake-up

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is the new White House press secretary, replacing Sean Spicer after he resigned on Friday, it was announced in the first briefing since Spicer confirmed his departure earlier in the day.  Anthony Scaramucci, named the new White House communications director on Friday, made the announcement, as the White House’s communications and legal teams experience a shakeup. Scaramucci took issue with the assertion that he needs to correct the course of White House messaging.  “I take issue with that,” Scaramucci said. “I think the ship is going in…

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Witness: Man accused of murder said he “finished it”

Edwin Lara (left) and Kaylee Sawyer KOIN BEND, Ore. – Prosecutors in an Oregon murder case brought a witness to the stand who said the suspect told her he “silenced” his victim “forever” and “finished it.” Testimony from the witness who police said was kidnapped by the suspect was heard on Thursday at an evidentiary hearing for the July 2016 killing of Kaylee Sawyer. Witness Aundreah Elizabeth Maes was interviewed by police after Edwin Lara was arrested in California, The Bend Bulletin reported. Audio recordings from her interviews were submitted into…

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Everything you need to know about Anthony Scaramucci

Why are we talking about this Anthony Scaramucci guy? The 52-year-old “Mooch,” as he is sometimes known, is the White House’s new communications director. Before taking the job Friday morning, he was working as the chief strategy officer and senior vice president at the Ex-Im Bank. His appointment was a major reason outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned. And before that? Scaramucci is a native Long Islander who’s made a fortune in New York finance. He has also been a major donor to Republican candidates and causes, and…

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Teachers union not backing bill nixing teacher-student sex

A Massachusetts state bill that would outlaw sex between teachers and students 19 years of age and younger, and which is strongly supported by the police, has yet to be endorsed by the state teachers’ union. The Massachusetts Teachers Association, which has 110,000 member, told Fox News it is reviewing the measure, which was introduced six months ago. “The Massachusetts Teachers Association’s priority is always to protect students and the educational environment,” the union said in a statement to Fox News. “While we are still examining the many components of…

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