Tag Archives: Joe Scarborough

Trump Pushed Enquirer To Probe Scarborough “Murder”

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump, via his son-in-law Jared Kushner, encouraged his pals at the notorious supermarket tabloid National Enquirer in 2017 to push the debunked conspiracy theory that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough murdered a female congressional aide, knowledgeable sources confirmed to The Daily Beast. More recently, the president has displayed a bizarre obsession with the allegations, even …

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Wall Street Journal Editorial Board: The President Is “Debasing His Office” With Scarborough Murder Smear

Business Insider reports: The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board publicly condemned Trump for pushing the conspiracy theory in a column on Tuesday, saying his comments about Scarborough are “nasty stuff” and “ugly even for him.” “Mr. Trump always hits back at critics, and Mr. Scarborough has called the President mentally ill, among other things. But suggesting that the talk-show host …

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Twitter Refuses To Delete Trump’s Murder Accusations

Reuters reports: Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it would take no action at this time on tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump about the 2001 death of a former congressional staff member for Joe Scarborough, after her widower asked the company to remove them for furthering false claims. In a letter to Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey that was published …

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Widower Begs Twitter’s CEO: Please Delete Trump’s Tweets Accusing Joe Scarborough Of Killing My Wife

The New York Times reports: “Please delete those tweets,” the widower begged in a letter last week to Twitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey. “My wife deserves better.” Yes, Twitter, Lori Klausutis certainly does deserve better, nearly two decades after she died in a tragic accident that has morphed into a macabre and continuing nightmare for her husband, Timothy Klausutis.  Mr. …

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MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski To Have Meeting With Twitter CEO On Deleting Trump’s Account For “Murder” Claims

Mediaite reports: For the past few weeks, Trump has attacked Morning Joe’s critical coverage on him by repeatedly dredging up a conspiracy theory accusation that Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski’s co-host and husband, murdered Lori Klausutis when she was his congressional intern. After blasting Trump as a “sick person” at the end of Morning Joe’s Wednesday program, Brzezinski told her social …

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Trump Accuses MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough Of Murder

The New York Post reports: President Trump on Monday took a shot at MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough – calling for “Concast” to probe him for a cold case involving the accidental death of an intern in his congressional office in 2001. The president appeared to be referring to the case of Lori Klausutis, a 28-year-old intern who was found dead in …

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Scarborough To Biden: “Ignore The Blue Check Marks”

Mediaite reports: Joe Scarborough has very plain advice for Joe Biden and other candidates running for president in 2020: “Ignore the blue check marks.” “Blue check marks” is a reference to verified members of Twitter, which is a more up-to-date way to describe what was once called the “media elite.” He added, “If this class of people had influence over …

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MSNBC Host Joe Scarborough Bashes Trump As The “Most Racist President In Modern American History”

The Hill reports: MSNBC host Joe Scarborough knocked President Trump for his criticism of Spike Lee’s Oscars acceptance speech. The “Morning Joe” host and former GOP lawmaker called Trump the “most racist president in modern American history” in response to the president’s tweet criticizing Lee for reading from notes during the ceremony. Earlier Monday, Trump accused Lee of “doing [a] …

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Joe Scarborough: Trump’s Stalinist Rhetoric Directly Led To The Terrorist’s Murder Plot Against Me And Others

“Donald Trump has been warned repeatedly that talking about enemies of the people is a Stalinist phrase, that it will encourage some of his more unhinged followers. We’ve all known that Donald Trump and his words and his attacks about enemies of the people would lead to this type of behavior. This is now the second time that we know …

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Scarborough Slams Trump’s “Mussolini Rally” [VIDEO]

“The booing is getting stronger by the day whenever he goes out there and whips up like it’s a Mussolini rally. Yes, that’s what I said. There is certainly nothing American about what Donald Trump did in Pennsylvania when he tries to turn an entire audience, whether it’s against Katy Tur or Chuck Todd and this weekend he went after …

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Scarborough: Trump Is A Coward On Guns [VIDEO]

“Donald Trump does nothing, Paul Ryan does nothing, Mitch McConnell does nothing. They choose to the on the side of the four percent and on the wrong side of the ninety-five percent who want common sense gun safety laws enacted. Donald Trump knew this day was coming. Donald Trump knows another school shooting is coming. Donald Trump knows another church …

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Scarborough Cracks Up Over Hannity’s Face-Plant

The Hill reports: “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough broke down laughing on air Friday over Fox News host Sean Hannity’s coverage of a report that President Trump attempted to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. On his show Thursday night, Hannity first blasted the New York Times report of Trump’s attempted firing, which was blocked by White House counsel Don McGahn, …

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Trump Hypes Conspiracy Claim About Joe Scarborough

The Tampa Bay Times reports: President Donald Trump seized on NBC’s firing of Matt Lauer and took a shot at Joe Scarborough by implying the former Florida Congressman may have something to do with the death of a woman in his district office in 2001. A 28-year-old woman, Lori Klausutis, of Niceville, was found on the floor behind a desk …

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MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough: Putin Is Blackmailing Trump

Raw Story reports: MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough suggested President Donald Trump is being blackmailed by Russian president Vladimir Putin. “Donald Trump, at some point in his life, has insulted everybody around him in the harshest of terms, including his own children,” Scarborough said. There is only one exception to Trump’s bullying and belligerence, he said. “The only person that I certainly …

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Joe Scarborough: I’m Leaving The GOP [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Joe Scarborough has left the party. The “Morning Joe” host and former Republican congressman announced on “The Late Show” Tuesday that he’s leaving the GOP. “I am a Republican but I’m not going to be a Republican anymore,” Scarborough told host Stephen Colbert. “I’ve got to become an Independent.” Colbert opened the segment by …

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Trump Issues Yet Another Attack On “Garbage” Media

The Hill reports: President Trump laid into CNN on Saturday morning, claiming that the news network “has finally been exposed” as “fake news” and “garbage journalism.” “It’s about time!” Trump added in a tweet, one of several rapid-fire Saturday morning missives on Twitter going after media outlets and personalities. Trump’s tweet Saturday maintaining his longtime feud with CNN came shortly …

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REPORT: Kushner Told Joe Scarborough To Apologize To Trump Or The Enquirer Would Expose Affair With Mika

New York Magazine reports: According to three sources familiar with the private conversations, what happened was this: After the inauguration, Morning Joe’s coverage of Trump turned sharply negative. “This presidency is fake and failed,” Brzezinski said on March 6, for example. Around this time, Scarborough and Brzezinski found out the Enquirer was preparing a story about their affair. While Scarborough …

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Trump Continues Attack On MSNBC’s Morning Joe

The Hill reports: “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough said President Trump was making “yet another lie” on Friday with comments about the National Enquirer. Just as the MSNBC show was to go off the air on Friday, Trump tweeted that Scarborough had called to get him to stop a negative story that was to be published in the Enquirer. The …

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe Team Blasts Back In Washington Post Op-Ed: Donald Trump Is An “Unmoored” Liar

MSNBC’s Morning Joe team blasts back in a WaPo op-ed: President Trump launched personal attacks against us Thursday, but our concerns about his unmoored behavior go far beyond the personal. America’s leaders and allies are asking themselves yet again whether this man is fit to be president. We have our doubts, but we are both certain that the man is …

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MSNBC Hosts Battle Over Trump’s Mental Health

The Wrap reports: MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski called President Trump a “narcissist” and said it’s possible that he’s “mentally ill in a way” on Thursday, but her fiancee and co-host Joe Scarborough was having none of it. His tapered down behavior comes on the heels of criticism from rival Sean Hannity “I said it months ago… he’s not …

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