Report: ‘Morning Joe’ Hosts Try To Broker Ceasefire In War With Trump

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September 20, 2016 8:50 a.m.

Things have gotten ugly between Donald Trump and the hosts of MSNBC’s morning show, but co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are reportedly trying to mend fences.

Citing sources with knowledge of the meeting, CNN’s Dylan Byers on Monday reported the “Morning Joe” co-hosts trekked to Trump Tower last week to meet with the real estate mogul, who recently took to Twitter to accuse the co-hosts of being romantically involved.

NBC and Trump’s campaign both declined to comment on the meeting to CNN.

During the primary, Trump regularly phoned into the show for interviews, where the co-hosts were accused of letting him slide with softball questions. The relationship got so cozy that after winning the New Hampshire primary, Trump thanked the co-hosts for being “supporters” during a phone-in.

Around the time that Trump rolled out his Muslim ban, the co-hosts became more critical of Trump. Since then, Scarborough and Brzezinski have both preached gloom and doom about the prospect of a Trump presidency. Scarborough has declared Republicans have already lost the White House and recently released a music video capitalizing on his “Amnesty Don” nickname for Trump with an accompanying song that mocks his hands and his manhood.

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