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Inside Joe and Mika's Breakup With Trump

'New York' magazine profiles media's No. 1 couple

(Newser) - Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski may be on the outs with President Trump, but that wasn't always the case. A lengthy profile in New York magazine begins with the odd anecdote that when Brzezinski gave her co-host a rabbit in April 2016 as a birthday present, Scarborough actually named... More »

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Is Leaving the GOP

Former congressman tells Stephen Colbert he's fed up with party cowing to Trump

(Newser) - It's been a big year for MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. The Morning Joe co-anchor got engaged to fellow host Mika Brzezinski, has been in a nasty feud with President Trump, and now is leaving the Republican Party. The former GOP congressman announced it on Stephen Colbert's CBS show... More »

Trump Posts Video of Himself Punching 'CNN'

He tweets clip of WWE match with CNN logo over opponent's face

(Newser) - President Trump escalated his Twitter war with CNN on Sunday, and in the process sparked more concern that he is advocating the use of violence against members of the media, the Hill reports. The president tweeted a modified video of a 2007 WWE wrestling match he took part in, obscuring... More »

Report: Kushner Demanded Apology to Trump to Kill Tabloid Story

More details in Trump's alleged attempt to blackmail 'Morning Joe' hosts

(Newser) - More details about President Trump's alleged attempt to blackmail the hosts of Morning Joe are leaking out, including the reported involvement of his son-in-law. New York reports Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski found out in March the National Enquirer was planning to run a story about their affair, which... More »

Trump Doesn't Take Advice to Skip Morning Joe

He watches Friday, tweets, 'Bad show'

(Newser) - In a Washington Post op-ed, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough suggested that President Trump stop watching their show. He did not take their advice: "Watched low rated @Morning_Joe for first time in long time," he tweeted Friday morning. "FAKE NEWS. He called me to stop a National... More »

Mika, Joe Fire Back: Photos Show 'Perfectly Intact' Face

He's 'not well,' Morning Joe hosts say of Trump

(Newser) - Morning Joe hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough had planned to take Friday off to start their July 4 vacation early—but that was before they became part of a President Trump controversy. Sources tell the New York Daily News that the hosts stayed an extra day to fire back... More »

Trump vs. Mika: White House Defends President's Tweet

As does first lady, but criticism elsewhere is easy to find

(Newser) - President Trump's Twitter attack on MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski Thursday morning continues to resonate. In his slam, Trump described the Morning Joe co-host as "bleeding from a face-lift" on a visit to Mar-a-Lago, and critics have since been calling it a sexist low blow. But the White House... More »

Trump on MSNBC's Mika: 'Bleeding Badly From Facelift'

Tweets about what he says was a Mar-a-Lago visit

(Newser) - President Trump has been going after media outlets with a renewed vengeance this week, but things got decidedly personal Thursday morning when he took aim at Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC's Morning Joe program. "I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore)," he... More »

‘Morning Joe,’ Mika Get Awkward on SNL

Also, a little game the show likes to call 'Where in the World Is Kellyanne Conway?'

(Newser) - The long suspected and newly confirmed romance between Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough went under the Saturday Night Live spotlight, with Kate McKinnon and Alex Moffat poking fun at the pair's awkward sexual tension during the show's Cold Open. As McKinnon needled Moffat about "your Republican party,... More »

Morning Joe Co-Hosts Confirm Romance in Big Way

Rumors about Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski were apparently true

(Newser) - Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC's Morning Joe have resoundingly confirmed their long-rumored romantic relationship: with an engagement. MSNBC confirmed the news Thursday, per Politico , after Page Six reported the pair had gotten engaged during a weekend trip to France. Rumors of a romance first surfaced last year,... More »

After Controversial Ivanka Quip, Fox Host Is on 'Vacation'

Critics call Jesse Watters' comments on first daughter lewd, though he denies

(Newser) - Under fire for remarks about first daughter Ivanka Trump that critics are calling sexually suggestive, Fox host Jesse Watters made the surprise announcement that he’s taking a break. The move comes just three days after his show, The Five, landed a prime-time spot, notes the Hill . "I'm... More »

Trump Slams Mika Brzezinski as 'Neurotic,' 'Not Very Bright'

Twitter fight comes day after campaign says he doesn't use personal insults

(Newser) - Donald Trump tuned into MSNBC's Morning Joe on Monday and clearly didn't like the negative coverage from hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. Thanks to Twitter, we know all about it: "Tried watching low-rated @Morning Joe this morning, unwatchable!" Trump tweeted . He then labeled Brzezinski "... More »

'I'm the Most Conservative Guy at a Liberal TV Network'

Scarborough of 'Morning Joe' is happy he survived

(Newser) - Joe Scarborough and his Morning Joe show on MSNBC get a whole lot of love in a flattering new profile in GQ . "He's the conservative liberals suddenly think is swell," writes Lisa Depaulo, and his show has "become the best and most buzzed-about political show on television.... More »

'I'm Terribly Sorry, But David Gregory Had a Fit'

Scarborough cancels on Stephanopoulos

(Newser) - The highbrow news shows are seeing a little soap-opera drama—and a good old-fashioned hissy fit: MSNBC's Joe Scarborough had to cancel an appearance on George Stephanopoulos' This Week on ABC, reports the New York Post. "I'm terribly sorry," he told Stephanopoulos, "but David Gregory had a... More »

MSNBC's Brzezinski Mugged in DC

Anchor out $6 after early-morning attack in front of hotel; assailant wanted $20

(Newser) - MSNBC Morning Joe co-anchor Mika Brzezinski “was very scared” when she was mugged early this morning outside a Washington hotel, the Post reports. As she waited for a car, a man approached her and said, “Give me your money and you won’t get hurt.” Brzezinski gave... More »

News Anchor Shreds Script, Hailed as Hero

MSNBC journalist's refusal to read Hilton story wins cyber fan

(Newser) - Bloggers, who normally revel in afflicting TV news anchors, have made one a star. MSNBC newsreader Mika Brzezinski won legions of fans in the blogosphere when she refused, despite prodding from her co-hosts, to read a news item about Paris Hilton Wednesday morning, and then shredded the script. “I... More »

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