Scaramucci's Friend Accuses Priebus Of Cheating On His Wife, Then Apologizes
The bad blood between Anthony Scaramucci and Reince Priebus reached a boiling point on Sunday, as one of Scaramucci's friends accused Priebus of having an affair.
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Arthur Schwartz, who as been credited in the past as Scaramucci's publicist, became upset when a reporter tweeted a story in which Priebus had warned Trump about hiring Scaramucci.
In a now-deleted tweet, Schwartz suggested that he had dirt on Priebus, and implied he knew of a mistress:
Schwartz then unveiled that he was the one trashing Priebus to the press, and threatened to start again:
Once a connection to Scaramucci was made, reporters started asking questions:
CNN's Jake Tapper wasn't buying it, however:
Perhaps after persuasion from Scaramucci, or the public backlash, Schwartz deleted the tweets and issued an apology to Priebus, saying he was "ashamed":
And he claimed Priebus accepted the apology:
But Tapper heard otherwise:
And while some on Twitter praised Schwartz for his apology:
For others, the damage was already done:
Schwartz will know not to mess with investigative journalists next time:
H/T: Daily Mail, Uproxx, Raw Story
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