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Scaramucci Fires Off Dumb Tweet, Deletes It, But We Saved It For Eternity


Scaramucci Fires Off Dumb Tweet, Deletes It, But We Saved It For Eternity

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is being dragged all over Twitter after accusing Chief of Staff Reince Priebus of leaking his financial disclosure form, a document that is public record.

In a perplexing tweet on Wednesday night, Scaramucci threatened to call the FBI for what he calls a “felonious disclosure” of the document, even when it’s available on the White House website for the public to see.

“In light of the leak of my financial disclosure info which is a felony. I will be contacting the FBI and the Justice Dept,” Scaramucci wrote on Twitter.

He tagged @Reince45 in the post, which generated ample confusion until the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza clarified that the communications director did indeed mean he wants the FBI and DOJ to investigate Priebus over the matter.

However, financial disclosure forms are public documents and are made available online via the White House website. After being hammered by Twitter users, he quickly deleted his embarrassing tweet, but we were able to grab a screenshot to save it for eternity:

The absurdity did not go unnoticed by the Internet:

The Department of Justice even chimed in, insisting it will look into Scarmucci’s request:

Then Twitter users piled on:

WATCH: Jake Tapper Destroy Scaramucci On Live TV After He Denied Russian Hacking.

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