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Trump appoints new communications director for the White House

Ⓒ GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/Archives – Drew Angerer – | Anthony Scaramucci, 53, appointed director of communications for the White House, photographed on 12 January 2017 in New York

US President Donald Trump has appointed a new director of communication for the White House, amid shocks related to the Russian affair, according to a source close to the deliberations.

Mr. Trump chose Anthony Scaramucci, 53, according to the same source. The latter was even seen Friday morning at the White House, preparing to speak in front of the staff. No official announcement has yet been made.

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