Anthony Scaramucci must have some time on his hands — and a soft spot for a convicted felon attempting a political comeback.
Scaramucci — the short-lived White House communications director and businessman nicknamed The Mooch — will be headlining a May 19 fundraiser at the Staten Island Hilton for former Congressman Michael Grimm, who is running for his old seat despite being a convicted tax cheat.
“Mr. Scaramucci is excited to meet the good people of Staten Island and Brooklyn who support Congressman Michael Grimm and is looking forward to seeing the Republican voters that came out so enthusiastically for our great President, Donald Trump, in 2016,” a spokesman for Scaramucci said in a statement released by the Grimm campaign.
Grimm, an ex-marine and FBI agent, is running in a GOP primary against his successor, Rep. Dan Donovan, the former island district attorney.
Grimm was thrilled to have The Mooch, a Wall Street financier, on board as he tries to raise funds for his comeback.
“I am honored to have the support of Mr. Scaramucci, and I know that working together we will help the president deliver on his America First agenda.” Grimm said.
It’s not the first time Grimm has played footsies with a former Trump aide who fell out of favor. He was also chummy with former White House strategist Steve Bannon.
That was until Bannon was quoted in Michael Wolff’s book trashing the Trump family. Grimm in January distanced himself from Bannon and condemned the remarks.
Grimm is trying to re-capture his old seat after serving eight months in prison for tax evasion.
The joke in political circles is that Grimm spent more time in the clinker than Scaramucci did as White House communications director, a gig that lasted 11 days.
Scaramucci was ousted after he gave a vulgarity-filled interview to the New Yorker magazine and attacked several previous members o the administration — including former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and Bannon.
He blasted Priebus as a “f–king paranoid schizophrenic” and said of Bannon, “I’m not trying to suck my own c–k.”
After the interview was published, Scaramucci took to Twitter and apologized for using “colorful” language.
The Donovan campaign declined comment on the Mooch-Grimm alliance.
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