While Donald Trump is mulling his picks for key cabinet positions, Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough is sending out alarm bells about potential Secretary of State picks Rudy Giuliani and John Bolton.
While talking about leaked potential cabinet picks on Wednesday, Scarborough said it would be a terrible mistake to pick a hardcore ideologue for important foreign policy positions.
Scarborough in particular zeroed in on Rudy Giuliani, whom he described as “temperamentally not qualified” to be Secretary of State, as an example of a disastrous pick that would deeply unsettle the international community. He then went on to describe John Bolton as a “neocon on steroids” who would signal to the world that the United States is primed to become a belligerent world power.
“Experiment at home, but abroad, you can’t lurch to a John Bolton,” Scarborough said. “You think the Steve Bannon appointment got negative press? You think that’s bad? Pick Rudy Giuliani as your secretary of state, or John Bolton as your secretary of state, and watch everything melt down internationally.”
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— Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) November 16, 2016
Newly revealed video shows Trump and Jeffrey Epstein ogling cheerleaders at Mar-A-Lago party
Newly revealed video recorded in 1992 shows Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein ogling NFL cheerleaders at a party held at the future president's Mar-A-Lago club.
The video recorded by NBC and broadcast Wednesday by MSNBC shows Trump, then a celebrity businessman, dancing with dozens of cheerleaders for the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins, and then greeting Epstein and two other men.
Trump and the accused pedophile Epstein are then seen pointing toward various women and commenting on their looks, although it's not always clear what they're saying.
"She's hot," Trump says about one woman, and then leans in to say something that makes Epstein double over with laughter.
‘Clear and present racism’: MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Mika say Kellyanne Conway should have been ‘fired on the spot’ for slurring reporter
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were astonished by Kellyanne Conway's response to a reporter asking about President Donald Trump's racist attacks on four first-year lawmakers.
The White House senior adviser asked Breakfast Media White House correspondent Andrew Feinberg, who is Jewish, about his ethnicity after he asked Conway what countries Trump was telling the Democratic congresswomen to return.
"I won't draw any parallels with any fascist countries, but what happened yesterday in a press gaggle has nothing to do with the United States of America," Scarborough said, "and in any other administration over the past 240 years, a person that did what Kellyanne Conway did yesterday would have been fired on the spot. By the time she left the press gaggle and went back into the White House, they would have already packed up her belongings and would have told her leave by the back door and never talk to us again."
Elon Musk shows off progress on brain-machine interface
Futurist entrepreneur Elon Musk late Tuesday revealed his secretive Neuralink startup is making progress on an interface linking brains with computers, and said they hope to begin testing on people next year.
Musk has long contended that a neural lace meshing minds with machines is vital if people are going to avoid being so outpaced by artificial intelligence that, under the best of circumstances, humans would be akin to "house cats."
Musk and members of the Neuralink team laid out progress they have made on their mission at an event held in San Francisco to recruit talent in software, robotics, neuroscience and more.