Mac Stipanovich, a veteran GOP operative in Florida who is close to the Bush family, recalled Jeb Bush’s comment during last year’s Republican presidential primary that Trump would be “the chaos president” if elected.

“I think that is absolutely the case. It’s not even a matter of interpretation,” Stipanovich said. “We don’t have any effective government, we don’t have any effective leadership and the White House is a snake-pit.”

“How many glasses of wine did The Mooch have at dinner?” one GOP strategist close to the White House asked via text message, in the hours after Scaramucci’s profane interview with The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza became public. “This does not come across as rational thinking.”