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Trump Targets Morning Joe Hosts on Twitter; MSNBC Calls the Attack 'Petty'

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Never one to lose sight of the important matters at hand, President Donald Trump on Thursday took aim at the hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, dropping a dizzying amount of insults and insinuations along the way.

Upon hearing that the news team — real-life couple Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski — has been expressing anti-Trump sentiments on air, he launched a serious of outrageous personal attacks on “Psycho Joe” and “Crazy Mika” via Twitter:

(Personally, I’m shocked that our president would go after a woman’s personal appearance for the first time that I can recall.)

In a statement, MSNBC responded, “It’s a sad day for America when the president spends his time bullying, lying and spewing petty personal attacks instead of doing his job.”

And in a slightly-less-official statement, Brzezinski subtweeted Trump with a picture of the world’s shadiest box of Cheerios:

Meanwhile, NBC News’ Peter Alexander — concerned that First Lady Melania Trump’s anti-cyberbullying campaign isn’t proving as successful as it could be — checked in for an update:

What’s your statement regarding Trump’s latest Twitter feud with the media? Drop it in a comment below.


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