Scaramucci: Reporter's taped phone call 'very deceitful'

The former White House communications director said he thought he was off the record when talking to Ryan Lizza.
1:47 | 08/13/17

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Transcript for Scaramucci: Reporter's taped phone call 'very deceitful'
You mentioned that taped phone call that may have been what got you fired from now I guess let's show everybody what you said. I'm not steeped. But not try. Much of the home had a choice president and riots is paranoid schizophrenic paranoia act. What are you gonna do little baby girls science committee let me EB. They seem like. These people who. Are Moochie six months or carry the mood showed that the week ago this cleaned up very short or because I need all these guys. I get digital fingerprints and everything that they've done through the FDI. A former justice. What's you know. Barbara let's felony gonna give prosecutor probably should sell product prosecutor. Why didn't lie detector stars yeah. Of course that was your conversation of the finalists of The New Yorker we which for the record I thought was off the record and that's what bastards of the author I understand that this is the reason why the media gets and have been shaken the American people it was a very deceitful thing that he did. He knows based on my prior a lot of what has taped phone calls. George I didn't say it into the wrong thing I wanna be totally accountable for what I did an obvious fact he'd be consequences of having that sort of a conversation with them but. You know and I know that there are personal relationships Howie Kurtz mentioned on media buzz last week. He didn't need to do that to me he knows he's only had any personal relation with you mentally mention the green running this year. It's a little bit of a little bit of a stretch because we did have several conversations his family knew my family for fifty years it's a little bit of a stretch. We need to debate there anymore that's past news. I made a mistake I'm accountable for the mistake I paid the consequences of that mistake. And does that you know I was honorably dismissed I took it.

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