Twitter reacts to Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci's promise to kill DOL fiduciary rule

Skybridge Capital executive's outspoken comments — including a comparison to the 1857 Dred Scott decision — sparked a debate on social media

Oct 19, 2016 @ 11:01 am

By InvestmentNews staff

Skybridge Capital managing partner Anthony Scaramucci, who was recently named an adviser to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign, promised the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule would be repealed if Mr. Trump takes office, as InvestmentNews senior reporter Mark Schoeff Jr. reported Tuesday.

Mr. Scaramucci's comments also included a controversial comparison between the DOL's regulation and the 1857 Dred Scott decision.

The comments drew impassioned responses on Twitter in a conversation that included Mr. Scaramucci himself.

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