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Charles Krauthammer blasted White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci for breaking decorum and reportedly using colorful language.

According to the New York Post, Scaramucci told New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza that Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is a "f--king paranoid schizophrenic."

Turning his ire to adviser Stephen Bannon, Scaramucci reportedly said he is not similar to the former Breitbart News chief, making a reference to a lewd sex act.

"I'm not trying to build my own brand off the f--king strength of the president. I'm here to serve this country," Scaramucci continued, according to Lizza's record of their phone call.

Scaramucci was outraged at the leak of his financial disclosure paperwork, and heightened observers' attention when he added Priebus' twitter handle to a related tweet.

That tweet was later deleted, but followed by a second message:

Bret Baier asked Krauthammer if the fact Scaramucci and Trump are from New York City - where people tend to use colorful language - had anything to do with the former trader's word choice.

"Being a New Yorker is not an excuse," Krauthammer, a Big Apple native, said. "This is the degradation of the presidency."

Krauthammer said the fact Scaramucci can get away with using those words means President Trump tacitly approves of it.

"[It] rests with him," he said. "Perhaps he believes Scaramucci is the guy who will clear the swamp in the White House."

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