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Scaramucci deletes tweets

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after accepting a top White House job, President Donald Trump’s new communications adviser announced Saturday that he’s deleting old tweets, saying his own views have evolved and that what he said in the past shouldn’t be a distraction.

Trump announced Friday that he’d hired Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci to help the White House sharpen its public message.

Social media users quickly did a deep dive and recirculated past tweets by Scaramucci that were at odds with Trump’s views, including one that praised Hillary Clinton’s competence. Trump defeated Clinton for president last year and continues to criticize her, including in several tweets Saturday.

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