Here he goes again: Trump calls MSNBC's Mika 'dumb as a rock'

Here he goes again: Trump calls MSNBC's Mika 'dumb as a rock'

Here he goes again: Trump calls MSNBC's Mika 'dumb as a rock'

She then claimed that the same feeling was telling her Trump was only continuing to do her job as first lady for the sake of her 11-year-old son, Barron Trump. "I said no!" The National Enquirer, a tabloid, has been unabashedly pro-Trump since the start of the 2016 presidential campaign, and Mr. Trump's tweet implied that he would have been able to stop the publication of a story.

Mr Trump asserted that the media "has destroyed themselves because they went too far", adding that "instead of being subtle and smart they used a hatchet".

While President Trump has received plenty of flak for his Twitter missives about Morning Joe host Mika Brzezinski, critics have largely missed another problem with his tweets: The president is wrong about the show's ratings.

"We ignored their desperate pleas", they wrote.

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This morning #The President tweeted about them again and, while he did state that they are "not bad people", he went on to call Joe Scarborough "crazy" and described Mika Brzezinski as being "dumb as a rock".

Those White House calls had been preceded by Enquirer reporters calling Brzezinski's teenage children and close friends, she said.

The disagreement arose over a claim made in a scathing Washington Post article written by Scarborough and his fiancee Brzezinski questioning the mental fitness of the president. Trump's tweet came a day after a report by Page Six that CNN "flew into a panic on Friday after it accidentally aired a fake National Enquirer cover". Also, those records show I haven't spoken with you in many months.

"I don't see that as an appropriate comment", Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said of Mr Trump's tweets.

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The co-hosts of a USA morning talk show have struck back at abusive tweets from President Donald Trump.

On Friday's "Morning Joe", as well as in the Washington Post op-ed, the two also claimed that top White House staffers warned them that the National Enquirer would publish a negative article about the couple unless they begged the president to have the story spiked.

In the Post column, Brzezinski and Scarborough lambasted Trump as mentally unstable, saying he had an "unhealthy obsession" with their television program, and cited what they called his continued mistreatment of women. Many will recall his previous haemoglobin-themed rant about the TV journalist, Megyn Kelly ("Blood coming out of her wherever"), when she had the temerity to ask him questions.

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