Scaramucci is in Israel this week as a guest of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, a group based in the USA. UU That works with professionals, politicians and community leaders to stimulate business opportunities and influence public policies. (November 20)
Anthony Scaramucci kisses the press on July 21, 2017. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP)
Tufts University postpones an event with Anthony Scaramucci after former communications director of the White House threatened to sue a student for an opinion piece published in the school newspaper.
Tufts University spokesman Patrick Collins said in a statement that the university is "disappointed" that Scaramucci has taken this course of action.
"The university has been working to facilitate a scheduled conversation for Monday night between the students of the Fletcher School and Mr. Scaramucci about their experience and petition requesting their removal from the Fletcher School Board of Advisors, "Collins said in the statement. "In light of recent events, we are postponing the event until these pending legal issues are resolved."
Scaramucci, a graduate of Tufts University, was told that the event would be postponed after his attorney Samuel Lieberman sent a letter threatening legal action against a student who wrote two scathing opinion articles in the student newspaper.
In early November, Camilo A. Caballero, a student, wrote two op-eds asking if Scaramucci should have an advisory role in the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
According to a November 21 letter obtained by the Boston Globe Scaramucci's lawyer demanded that Caballero and The Tufts Daily retract "false and defamatory accusations" about Scaramucci or they will face legal action.
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Scaramucci tweeted in self-defense on Sunday, saying that all he asked for was an apology for defamatory statements.
"… The s tudent is an adult, he lets his actions take place without any kind of mimes," Scaramucci tweeted. "You can not defame people in the United States because they do not like your political opinions."
I asked for an apology for the defamatory statements. That is a teachable moment teacher. The student is an adult, let your actions be maintained without any kind of pampering. You can not defame people in the United States because they do not like your political opinions. https://t.co/q5fi8wszqn
– Anthony Scaramucci (@Scaramucci) November 27, 2017
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