During a “Morning Joe” segment on Donald Trump’s highly contentious meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, host Joe Scarborough grew so disgusted with a tweet the president aimed at the California Democrat that he demanded his producer pull it from view.
After sharing what he called a “now iconic” photo of Pelosi confronting the president in the meeting and pointing out that people on Trump’s side of the table were uniformly hanging their heads in shame, the show then shared Trump’s Twitter interpretation of the meeting, which included an ugly smear of Pelosi.
The presidential tweet, on the screen, read: “Nancy Pelosi needs help fast! There is either something wrong with her ‘upstairs,’ or she just plain doesn’t like our great Country. She had a total meltdown in the White House today. It was very sad to watch. Pray for her, she is a very sick person!”
“That’s so stupid. You know what? People who love America knows that America gets strengthened,” Scarborough began as the tweet remained on the screen. He then barked, “Take that down!” before adding, “America gets strengthened, Mika, when our allies are strengthened and when our enemies, people who want to destroy us are actually — we resist them.”