Former GOP Congressman Joe Scarborough is quitting Trump's Republican Party
Joe Scarborough (MSNBC)

A prominent former Republican politician and cable news host has announced he is leaving the GOP.

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough was a three-and-a-half term member of Congress from Florida, but is leaving his party despite his prominent media perch as a conservative.

The Executive Producer of the "Late Show" with Stephen Colbert announced the bombshell would come on tonight's show.