WATCH LIVE: MSNBC airs town hall event with Donald Trump and 'Morning Joe' hosts
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at Beaufort High School Performing Arts Center in Beaufort, South Carolina, on Feb. 16, 2016. (Reuters/Randall Hill)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be the focus of a town hall event on Wednesday night led by MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski.


The event will compete directly with a similar town hall hosted by CNN featuring Trump's top rival for the GOP nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), as well as Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson.

Scarborough has come under recent criticism for showing "unashamed" support for Trump's candidacy, with CNN reporting that the relationship between the two was a cause for concern at the network.

Watch the town hall online below.