Anthony Scaramucci defended Trump's compassion to Stephen Colbert. Colbert called bullshit

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Referencing Trump's speech, the host stated: "But here's something that's not hard to express - Nazis are bad", Colbert stated bluntly".

Scaramucci echoed the words he used on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, telling the CBS host that the president needed to be "way harsher" and "should've condemned white supremacism and Neo-Nazis".

Right before his exit from the West Wing, the exiled staffer granted a less-than-orthodox phone interview to The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza, where he made clear his feelings about Bannon and ousted White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

Colbert didn't buy that rationale, wondering why it took Trump two days to denounce such obviously reprehensible displays of hate: "Does he order his spine on Amazon Prime?"

Trump's former puppet explained, "I'm not allowed to joke anymore, I've learned that." Umm.

Scaramucci also addressed the president's response to the events over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia; Trump failed to specifically mention the KKK, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis in his initial statement on Saturday, choosing instead to condemn "violence on many sides".

Scaramucci, of course, went with the latter-which led Colbert to ask, "Why do you think the president of the United States, who you called 'the most media-savvy person of our times, ' would shank a softball like that so hard, when he should have just come out there and condemned the people who were there to start violence?" "I'll pretend those as "Mooches" and not boos", he said.

The former staffer didn't have an answer for why it took so long to name the responsible parties, however.

But Scaramucci took issue with the administration's failure to condemn extremist views such as white supremacy, saying "What I don't like is the toleration of it".

Priebus was shown the door just days before Scaramucci. Scaramucci thinks so and that he should be gone sooner than later.

"Who cares? Really, we're supposed to feel bad for a guy because he gave up his billion-dollar lifestyle to be the most powerful man in the world?"

The interview between the two ended on a jovial note with Scaramucci giving Colbert a knife in a case as a gift. "I didn't think I was going to last too long but I thought I was going to last longer than a carton of milk".

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