Donald Trump has been in the news almost every day since he began his journey to become President of the United States (POTUS). After each controversy, he came out brash and attacked his opponents, a tactic that worked effectively because it saw is ascendancy to the White House. However, upon officially beginning his duties as POTUS and starting his first term, his former press secretary, Sean Spicer, was hard at work trying to explain the nonsense that came from Donald Trump.

Nonetheless, Spicer eventually quit the role as protest the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as Director of Communications.

The latter's term in the White House was abruptly cut short on Monday evening, when Donald Trump removed him from the position after just 10 days.

Anthony Scaramucci's brief fandango with Trump

Anywhere the wind blows, it doesn’t really matter to him. Scaramucci is certainly easy come, easy go regarding his political standpoint. During those 10 days, he had a child, filed for divorce and made the headlines with remarks made to a New York interviewer. He called the then chief of staff, Reince Priebus a “fucking paranoid schizophrenic”, and said he wasn’t like chief strategist, Steve Bannon, saying, “I’m not trying to suck my own cock”. He was a colourful character but it was clear that nothing really matters to him unfortunately for Scaramucci, it’s too late, his time has come.

Although, you could argue that he has been spared a life from this monstrosity.

He probably feels a bit let down and gutted that his opportunity as Director of Communications has been cut short, after he was axed from the position after just 10 days in the job. But those 10 days saw an eventful tenure both personally and professionally after making headlines.

He deleted all his old tweets under the guise of transparency but unfortunately for him, most of the more damning ones have been screenshotted. He has expressed support for Hillary Clinton, opposed several Trump policies and called him ‘another hack politician’ in the past.

The Apprentice: presidential edition

The turnover of staff during Trump’s era is reminiscent of a series of The Apprentice and sometimes it feels like he is setting them a task to complete in a short period, before deciding whether they should be fired or not.

According to reports new chief of staff, US marine general, John F. Kelly, who was hired 6-hours before Scaramucci was fired, requested that he was removed from his position. The New York Times reported that Kelly held a meeting in the White House declaring that he was in charge to staff. How Donald Trump will take this is unknown.

Trump has failed yet again to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), he has either fired or lost a press secretary, an acting attorney general, an ethics director, a legal spokesman, two communication directors, a FBI director and a National security advisor. He has played more golf than Obama did in his first two years and he keeps tweeting petulant response to criticism of his tenure so far as POTUS.

The latest departure further highlights the mess the White House is currently engulfed in. Nonetheless, Trump remains defiant tweeting “A great day at the White House!”

Who is in charge?

The concern from all of this, is that Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be in charge of the White House and now with another big personality of John F. Kelly as chief of staff, it could see Trump essentially emancipated from the actual work as president. This is a danger because he has surrounded himself with mostly far-right or financiers, who will push through an agenda that suits their views and lives rather than serve the people. Donald Trump is the puppet president for a group of unelected far-right financiers.