Just when Anthony Scaramucci’s Monday didn’t seem as though it could get any worse, the ousted White House communications director was killed off by his alma mater.
In its new directory, Harvard Law School added an asterisk to Scaramucci’s name, politely signalling that he had died since the school’s last directory was made in 2011.
The Mooch, who graduated in 1989, was fired by President Trump on Monday after just over a week in the West Wing.
His departure was prompted by an explosive interview he gave last week in which he publicly accused former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus of leaking information about him and called him a ‘f***ing paranoid schizophrenic’.
The Harvard Law blunder paled in comparison.
A spokesman for the school nonetheless apologized for the mistake, telling The Washington Post: ‘Regrettably, there is an error in the Harvard Law School alumni directory in the listing for Anthony Scaramucci.
‘We offer our sincere apologies to Mr. Scaramucci. The error will be corrected in subsequent editions.’
Scaramucci’s education at the school was among brags he made as White House communications director.
He mentioned once during an interview with CNN when questioned over whether he would have taken the ill-fated meeting with Russian lawyers that Donald Trump Jr. is now being scrutinized over, telling Jake Tapper: ‘I’m not sure, how is that, I’m going to answer honestly and tell you I’m not sure since I went to Harvard Law School.
‘I probably would have asked a few people, and someone would have probably told me to get a cut out and take the meeting to see if there is any legitimacy to it.’
Later, he boasted about getting an A in one of his professor’s classes.
‘I took constitutional law from Larry Tribe. And if Professor Tribe is listening–I know he doesn’t like the President–but I did get an A- in your course,’ he said.
Tribe declined to comment when asked by The New York Daily News if the Mooch’s boast was true.
Instead, he said: ‘I was surprised to hear Anthony Scaramucci mention on CNN the A- he received in the constitutional law course he took from me at Harvard in the late 1980s.’
Scaramucci graduated from Harvard Law School in 1989 but never practiced as an attorney. Instead, he spent the next 13 years with Goldman Sachs then ventured out on his own.
In 2005, he founded SkyBridge Capital, the investment firm he was still receiving payments from until June.
He was temporarily employed at the Export Import Bank but the job was solely to move him to Washington DC and he was placed on unpaid leave as soon as he took it.
On July 21, he was named as White House Communications Director. In the 10 days that followed, he publicly presented his feud with Priebus and took part in fiery interviews with the world’s press.
His ongoing divorce from second wife Deidre was laid bare and his financial records were unearthed, revealing his wealth to be $85million.
He believed it had been leaked by a colleague and appeared to be under the impression that such a move was illegal.
The financial disclosure forms of senior White House staff, including the president and vice president, are readily available on the website of the US Office of Government Ethics.