MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle just deftly grilled Anthony Scaramucci about his weird Stephen Bannon auto-fellatio comments

Stephanie Ruhle grills Anthony Scaramucci.
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Shortly after President Trump released an official statement Wednesday saying that former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon had "lost his mind," former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci took to Twitter to pat himself on the back for an infamous and rather crude assessment he made of Bannon last summer.

On Thursday, as the war between Trump and Bannon waged on, "The Mooch" appeared on several TV news networks for a few victory laps, but he still had to parry some tough questions. During an appearance on MSNBC, Scaramucci tried to strike a more conciliatory tone towards Bannon and implored him "to knock it off" and come back under the Trump tent. An incredulous Stephanie Ruhle considered Scaramucci's olive branch, then asked the question that everyone was thinking:

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