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A Splinter reporting collaboration with the Gizmodo Media Group Special Projects Desk has revealed that, according to records filed with the State of New York, Anthony Scaramucci is 5'7".

Scaramucciā€™s driving abstract, a summary record issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, indicates that the SkyBridge Capital founder and short-lived White House communications director is not 5'8", as was reported on Heavy.com, a popular website for celebrity height speculation, and repeated by Scaramucci himself in a comment to Splinter.

Here is a copy of that document. We have redacted Scaramucciā€™s personal information:

State of New York Department of Motor Vehicles

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Height, as listed on a state drivers license, is self-reported.

At publication time, Scaramucci had not yet responded to a request for comment.

Update: Scaramucci responds through Twitter direct message: ā€œThat height was measured in 1981 when I was 17... Fun story but itā€™s fake news!ā€

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Additional reporting by J.K. Trotter