Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci blasted Chife of Staff John Kelly on Thursday, saying he rules 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue by 'fear and intimidation' – and predicted an exodus of top aides because of it.
Kelly, he complained on CNN, has prevented him and other Trump loyalists from visiting people in the West Wing for meetings.
'You're going to block me from getting in? If someone wants to see me at the White House you're going to block me?' he asked, referring to Kelly.
The morning interview on the 'New Day' program came less than a day after the current communications director, Hope Hicks, said she will soon leave the administration.
Five people have been named White House Communications Director in the past fourteen months:Jason Miller, who withdrew before Inauguration Day over a sex scandal Mike Dubke, a little-known figure behind the scenes Sean Spicer, who played double-duty as press secretary Anthony Scaramucci, who lasted 11 days on the job Hope Hicks, a longtime Trump aide who served him from wire to wire during the campaign
'I predict more departures,' Scaramucci said, placing blame squarely in Kelly's lap.
'There's a culture of fear inside the White