Republican Nominee Donald Trump and MSNBC Morning Joe Host Joe Scarborough have had much love lost between them. Previously friends their relationship has devolved over the last few months while Trump has claimed about unfair coverage at the same time as hosts Mika and Joe have grown increasingly critical of Trump’s insanity.
Joe was a longtime friend of Trump, that relationship devolved entirely when Mika’s divorce was announced and Trump “revealed” that Mika and Joe had been engaged in a longtime affair. Scarborough has taken to the Washington Post to voice his frustrations in an op-ed “The GOP Must Dump Trump”
Via RealTimePolitics: Scarborough wrote, “The Muslim ban, the David Duke denial, the “Mexican” judge flap, the draft dodger denigrating John McCain’s military service, the son of privilege attacking an immigrant Gold Star mother and the constant revisionism and lying about past political positions taken are but a few of the lowlights that have punctuated Donald Trump’s chaotic chase for the presidency.
Any one of these offenses would have disqualified any other candidate for president. But the Republican nominee remained competitive against a historically weak Democratic nominee on the promise of bringing radical change and dramatic disruption to Washington.”
Scarborough outlines his issues with Trump and offers the GOP the following plan:
“We are in unchartered waters but that does not mean that the way forward is not clear. It is.
1. The Secret Service should interview Donald Trump and ask him to explain his threatening comments.
2. Paul Ryan and every Republican leader should denounce in the strongest terms their GOP nominee suggesting conservatives could find the Supreme Court more favorable to their desires if his political rival was assassinated.
3. Paul Ryan and every Republican leader should revoke their endorsement of Donald Trump. At this point, what else could Trump do that would be worse than implying the positive impact of a political assassination?
4. The Republican Party needs to start examining quickly their options for removing the Republican nominee.
A bloody line has been crossed that cannot be ignored. At long last, Donald Trump has left the Republican Party few options but to act decisively and get this political train wreck off the tracks before something terrible happens.”