Anthony Scaramucci's Rant at a New Yorker Reporter Generated Massive Spikes in Traffic and Subscriptions

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On the evening of July 26, Anthony Scaramucci, the newly named White House communications director, called a political reporter at The New Yorker. Scaramucci called to complain to Ryan Lizza, the magazine’s Washington correspondent, about how he learned information that Scaramucci was positive shouldn’t have been “leaked.”