Anthony Scaramucci responds to Twitter backlash over Holocaust tweet

Scaramucci Post tweet

"This is @lancelaifer and I apologize if anyone was offended by the Holocaust poll".

Shortly after, the site tweeted a clarification: "The intent of the poll was to highlight ignorance of the basic facts of the Holocaust".

People on Twitter were swift to inform him of that.

Leifer said he is engaged in trying 'to synthesize social media management with business plans'.

Laifer also received publicity in 2007 when he made it his mission to raise as much money as possible for malaria research. "We can stomach this because it doesn't happen to our neighbors, to our kids".

The company was launched following Scaramucci's ouster from the White House, but a website does not yet exist.

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Following the harsh backlash the poll received, The Scaramucci Post deleted the tweet and issued an apology, stating social media director Lance Laifer had sent it out without consulting Scaramucci, who was traveling at the time. "What The Scaramucci Post is going to represent is a center lane". "[It] was clearly insensitive and could play into the hands of Holocaust deniers", he said, according to the Hill.

The tweet from The Scaramucci Post gives people four options and asks: "How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?"

Anthony Scaramucci was sharply criticized for this tweet, including by the Anti-Defamation League, which noted that the question of how many Jews were killed in the Holocaust has been resolved.

The Holocaust poll wasn't the only controversial tweet sent out by the Scaramucci Post Tuesday morning - the account also tweeted out a picture of a child in an Anne Frank Halloween costume, simply asking its followers for their "thoughts" on the idea of kids dressing up as her.

Scaramucci may not have an anti-Semitic bone in his body, but it's particularly odd and unlucky to have Tweets that appear to doubt the Holocaust put out under your name.

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