President Trump had contained some of his comments on Twitter since taking office—until now. He tweeted about Mika Brzezinski, co-host of Morning Joe, which continues the feud from last summer.
Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough (engaged to be married) aren't keeping quiet about the situation. In a long piece in Vanity Fair, Brzezinski tells more gory details about meetings and her neck surgery. They wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post, and
Business Insider describes the hosts refutation of Trump's claims.
The whole story sounds a bit high school: were they friends, and now they're not anymore?
Business Insider also reported Brzezinski's response about the tweet:
Brzezinski said she was "fine" after the attack, adding that her family "brought me up really tough."
"This is absolutely nothing for me personally," she said. "But I’m very concerned about what this once again reveals about the president of the United States. ... It does worry me about the country."
"We’re okay," Scarborough said. "The country is not."
- The op-ed piece is titled, "Donald Trump is not well." Do you agree? Too harsh, just right, or something else?
- How do you assess Brzezinski's reaction? Should she and Scarborough let it go? What are their motivations?