Late Wednesday, Scaramucci took to Twitter to announce that he’d be going to the FBI to report a felonious leak of his financial disclosure forms. Politico had published a story about the disclosures earlier in the evening and Scaramucci wasn’t happy. He was certain that he knew the source of the leak and when he tweeted about the alleged breach, he included the Twitter handle of the man he believed responsible, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus.
At 10:41 p.m. Wednesday, Scaramucci tweeted: “In light of the leak of my financial disclosure info which is a felony. I will be contacting @FBI and the @TheJusticeDept. #swamp @Reince45.” The inclusion of Priebus in the tweet immediately set political reporters about calling, emailing and texting their White House sources to confirm that Scaramucci was in fact doing what he appeared to be doing: Publicly accusing the White House chief of staff of a felony.
The answer came quickly. Within the hour there appeared to be confirmation of Scaramucci’s intent. Ryan Lizza, a staff writer with the New Yorker who had first reported details of Trump’s dinner Wednesday with Scaramucci, Sean Hannity, and former Fox News executive Bill Shine, tweeted: “In case there’s any ambiguity in his tweet I can confirm that Scaramucci wants the FBI to investigate Reince for leaking.”
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