The Mooch is headed to late night

Colbert doesn't seem like The Mooch's most sympathetic audience, but The Mooch also seems like he doesn't turn down a PR opportunity - for better or worse.

The Chicago Tribune added context: "He's kept the feud with Lizza alive, tweeting Thursday that the reporter is 'the Linda Tripp of 2017, ' a reference to the woman who taped conversations with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky".

Scaramucci was the latest casualty of the Trump administration when he was sacked from his position after only 10 days.

Scaramucci was replaced nearly immediately by former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. The news was announced by the host himself via Twitter. Scaramucci was removed the same day Kelly was sworn in.

The Mooch also accused reporter Lizza of recording his now infamous New Yorker interview without his permission.




Colbert said he plans to ask Scaramucci what it's like inside the Trump White House and "how loyal he feels the president is now". And Scaramucci, a former Wall Street financier, has grabbed headlines for his ardent support of Trump.

The Mooch lasted as communications director for only 10 days.

"I can't believe it", Colbert said on Wednesday. "That's not even a whole pay period".

The other guest to appear is the actor Bob Odenkirk.

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