Report: Scaramucci is banned from White House but still has ‘phone conversations’ with Trump

Anthony Scaramucci, who briefly served as the White House communications director, recently revealed that he’s banned from the White House but still advises President Trump via phone. 

Politico reported on Sunday that, according to current advisers, Scaramucci is among the past White House and campaign employees that Trump has been in touch with. 

It also writes that those on the receiving end of the call “describe being immediately bombarded with questions about everything from gun control to his recent speeches. While Trump rarely gives a clear indication about what he’s thinking, the regular surveys of his friends and allies often deeply influence him, according to friends.”

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White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci talks to the media outside the White House in Washington, U.S., July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci arrives to travel with U.S. President Donald Trump to Ronkonkoma, New York from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci speaks during an on air interview at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski (C) says hello to reporters as he and White House advisors Sebastian Gorka (from L), Omarosa Manigault and Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci accompany President Trump for an event celebrating veterans at AMVETS Post 44 in Struthers, Ohio, U.S. July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci (R) walks to the White House in Washington, U.S., July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
New White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci addresses the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci (C) and senior advisor Kellyanne Conway arrive to travel with U.S. President Donald Trump to Beaver, West Virginia from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci arrives with U.S. President Donald Trump aboard Air Force One at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, New York, U.S. July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci talks with speech writer Stephen Miller (L) as they arrive with U.S. President Donald Trump aboard Air Force One at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, New York, U.S. July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
New White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci stands by during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus walks to his car as White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci and other staff members arrive with U.S. President Trump aboard Air Force One at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, New York, U.S. July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
New White house Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci (R)), flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, blows a kiss to reporters after addressing the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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The revelation about not being able to set foot on the property of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue without “special approval” was originally reported by Bloomberg on Friday and later confirmed by CNN

Notably, Scaramucci still makes fairly regular appearances on news and talk shows and often uses the air time to take swipes at White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly, the man who fired him. 

“Pence is way more indispensable than chief of staff Kelly,” Scaramucci said in a recent interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News.

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