Scaramucci financial disclosure shows 7 Port assets

Scaramucci financial disclosure shows 7 Port assets

The financial disclosure form of White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, whose release sparked a heated controversy with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, includes seven assets listed in Port Washington where Scaramucci grew up.

The disclosure outlines Scaramucci’s income sources and assets, which according to the report total more than $50 million.

The assets in Port Washington are 10 Willowdale Realty LLC, 11 Orchard St. LLC, 15 Smull Place LLC, 166 Shore Road Realty LLC, 84 Shore Road Development Inc., Beach Haven Properties LLC and Pop Pop’s Place LLC.

All of the Port Washington assets, the disclosure says, are valued between $250,000 and $500,000, and he has made from $15,001 to $100,000 from rent or royalties.

Scaramucci, a Manhasset resident, was appointed as communications director last Thursday in a shake up amid a special counsel investigating Trump officials for possible collusion with Russia.

Scaramucci vowed to stop leaks to the press coming out of the White House.

On Wednesday, Politico published his financial disclosure form and Scaramucci took to Twitter to say it had been leaked and was seeking an FBI investigation, and attached Priebus, to the tweet.

“In light of the leak of my financial disclosure info which is a felony. I will be contacting @FBI and the @TheJusticeDept #swamp @Reince45,” Scaramucci tweeted Wednesday.

However, the financial disclosure was not leaked.

It was obtained by a Politico reporter by public request.

On Wednesday, Scaramucci called a reporter from the New Yorker after the reporter tweeted about a meeting Trump was having with Fox News executive Bill Shine and Sean Hannity.

During the phone call, which was on the record, Scaramucci demanded the reporter tell him who leaked information about the meeting, saying, “You’re an American citizen, this is a major catastrophe for the American country. So I’m asking you as an American patriot to give me a sense of who leaked it.”

Scaramucci then went on to call Priebus a “F—ing paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac,” and made expletive comments about Trump advisor Stephen Bannon.

Scaramucci later said he believed the phone call was off the record.

He tweeted Thursday night “I made a mistake in trusting in a reporter. It won’t happen again.”

Axios reported on Thursday that Trump “loved the Mooch quotes.”

In an interview with CNN on Thursday, Scaramucci said “When I put out a tweet and I put Reince’s name in a tweet, they’re all making the assumption that it’s him because journalists know who the leakers are,” Scaramucci said on “New Day.” “So if Reince wants to explain he’s not a leaker, let him do that. But let me tell you about myself. I’m a straight shooter and I’ll go right to the heart of the matter.”

Sean Spicer, who was born in Manhasset, resigned as press secretary last week after reportedly disagreeing with Scaramucci’s appointment.

The communications job has been vacant since May, when Michael Dubke resigned.

A member of Trump’s transition team, Scaramucci, 53, was previously slated to be the ambassador to the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris.

He was first picked to become the White House’s public liaison to the business community, but he sold his investment firm, SkyBridge Capital, to a Chinese conglomerate with strong ties to China’s ruling Communist Party, and that appointment was never made.

Administration officials said Scaramucci’s appointment would have taken three months to be cleared of ethics conflicts, according to news reports. The sale reportedly netted him $180 million.

In an effort to stop White House officials from leaking to the press, Scaramucci announced on Tuesday that he would fire assistant press secretary Michael Short. An hour later, Short resigned.

“I’m committed to taking the comms shop down to Sarah [Huckabee Sanders] and me, if I can’t get the leaks to stop,” Scaramucci told Politico.

Scaramucci reports to Trump, the Wall Street Journal reported, not to Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff.

Between Jan.1, 2016, and June, Scaramucci earned a $5 million salary from his investment firm SkyBridge Capital, as well as $4.9 million from his ownership stake, according to his disclosure.

He also earned $88,461 as a contributor to Fox Business News.

The financial disclosure also listed Scaramucci’s minority ownership stake in the New York Mets, at around $1 million to $5 million.

Scaramucci supported Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin and then former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush before supporting Trump.

He once called Trump a “hack politician” and an “inherited money dude from Queens County.” 

But he said his opinion has evolved and expressed his support of the president with high praise and effusive language.

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