When the Washington Post reported on President Trump's new communications director Antony Scaramucci, they mentioned that he and outgoing Press Secretary Sean Spicer hugged. No doubt it was to be viewed as a gesture of unity between the two despite the clashes they've reportedly had in the past. In the article titled: "Spicer resigns as White House press secretary, Scaramucci to be communications director," it details the re-shifting of the communications team recalling those conflicts, especially between Scaramucci and Reince Priebus.

Scaramucci represents hostile White House

In fact, the article states that Scaramucci has come up with an offensive nickname for Priebus which would indicate that tensions might not be reduced anytime soon among White House staff. Since Donald Trump entered the Oval Office, White House officials who have spoken to reporters under conditions of anonymity have consistently detailed the conflicts in the West Wing. Now in the administrations' sixth month, there is plenty of evidence to conclude that from the highest to the lowest ranks, President Trump is willing to throw anyone under the bus which is evident from the infighting where everyone under Trump fights over the scraps.

Initial fall of Spicer and Priebus

For months now it's been said that the administration would shake-up the communications team which threw the future of the president's staff into the realm of uncertainty. Reince Priebus was often seen as one of the few on the "chopping block" before he was seen groveling during a "kiss the ring" session with cabinet members.

It was also suggested that Sean Spicer would be on his way out months ago as well, especially when Saturday Night Live parodied the press secretary leaving the White House before Sarah Huckabee Sanders would dominate the press briefing room.

Sean Spicer ended up resigning on July 21 just as Scaramucci was brought in. It was said that Spicer was supposed to help the new communications director transition into the role.

Instead, it was reported that the former press secretary decided it would be best to let Scaramucci start with a "clean slate" which indicates that Spicer obviously could not wait to leave the position with so much tension in the White House.

More potential conflicts to come

This fallout has been consistent over the months as other names had been suggested as possibly resigning or getting fired. Thus far it's been White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and even Attorney General Jeff Sessions who had to say recently that he would continue to stay on. In the end, spokesman for President Trump's own attorney, Mark Corallo has already left. It was reported that on Friday, Reince Priebus had finally resigned likely over Scaramucci's new position.

The new addition of lawyer Ty Cobb to the defense team, however, has also revealed some details about Trump's own attorney Marc Kasowitz. It would appear that due to an email that revealed Kasowitz' incendiary exchange that he had to apologize for, has threatened his position as well. This is referred to as the reason for Ty Cobb's new role in Trump's legal defense team. Scaramucci's first week has already shown that the hostility at the White House is only going to get worse. Here is one report by CNN that sums up some of the conflict when Cobb joined Trump's legal team.