After Trump Divorce, Is Anthony Scaramucci Now an Out-of-the-Closet Nikki Haley Supporter

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Page Six reports that former Trump administration UN Ambassador Nikki Haley may have recruited Anthony Scaramucci to “the resistance.” That would be the Republican arm of”the resistance’, not the Democratic wing.

Trump’s controversial, short-lived comms chief Scaramucci officially divorced himself from his former buddy Donald Trump this weekend. The Mooch compared the US president to a nuclear reactor on the verge of melting down and suggested strongly that the GOP should run a candidate against him in 2020.

“To those asking, ‘what took so long?’ You’re right. I tried to see best in [Trump] based on private interactions and select policy alignment. But his increasingly divisive rhetoric — and damage it’s doing to [the] fabric of our society — outweighs any short-term economic gain.”

The reliable — even if it is owned by Rupert Murdoch — New York Post writes on Page Six that Scaramucci dined recently with Nikki Haley at the famed Harlem eatery Rao’s. The former governor of South Carolina, Haley has been deft in disassociating herself from Trump, while keeping her volume at low level. After Trump launched his despicable tirade against Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings two weeks ago, Haley tweeted: “This is so unnecessary.”

Haley seemingly has presidential ambitions of her own, although all bets are on 2024; Stay tuned.

Sen. Susan Collins: Will She Stay Or Will She Go? The Torn Moderate Republican Plans Her Future

Sen. Susan Collins said her committee work and seniority “really matter” — but she is tantalized by the opportunity to help the less prosperous parts of Maine as governor. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

Sen. Susan Collins said her committee work and seniority “really matter” — but she is tantalized by the opportunity to help the less prosperous parts of Maine as governor. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

Will she stay or will she go? Maine Senator Susan Collins admits to being very torn over her pending decision to remain as the moderate Republican Senator or run for governor. North Dakota Democrat Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is begging her not to do it. Leave the Senate that is. 

Collins admitted to Politico that the buzz about her prolonged indecision is "accurate". After hoping to finalize her decision by the end of September, Collins is not shooting for a mid-October deadline. 

“Given the contentious environment in Washington right now, my voice and vote matter a great deal,” Collins said. Her role in derailing attempts to end Obamacare are evidence of her power. “On the other hand, if I were fortunate enough to be elected governor, I could work more directly on job creation.”

Maine's other senator Independent Angus King is begging Collins to stay in the Senate. So are moderate Democrats. If Democratic voters are smart, they should be begging Collins to stay as well. 

Meghan McCain Set To Join The View's Revolving Door Panel For Women

Meghan McCain is reportedly set to join "The View." (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Meghan McCain is reportedly set to join "The View." (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Variety reports that Meghan McCain is joining 'The View', replacing conservative voice Jedediah Bila, who announced her departure on the ABC daytime show last week. McCain signed off Fox News' 'Outnumbered' with the announcement of her father Sen. John McCain's brain cancer.  Before joining Fox News, McCain co-hosted the Pivot Network’s "TakePart Live" and is an op-ed contributor to publications such as the Daily Beast, Newsweek and Time. Meghan McCain is known for being a free-thinker in the GOP, rejecting the party line on issues like same-sex marriage and climate change.

"The View" has rocked and rolled trying to form a panel of often opposing views that can get along.  Executive producer and original anchor Barbara Walters retired in 2014, and the show's personalities have clashed since then. Jettisoned panelists include Rosie O'Donnell, Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez, Raven-Symoné, Michelle Collins and Candace Cameron Bure. 

Republican voice Nicolle Wallace is thriving as an informed, articulate and very likable host daytime at 4pm on MSNBC. McCain will be joining -- at least for now -- Whoopi Goldberg, Sara Haines, Paula Faris, Sunny Hoston and Joy Behar. via LATimes