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MSNBC’s Morning Joe says President Trump doesn’t appear to want to win reelection

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Is Trump someone who wants to win re-election? “This does not look like a man who wants to win, who wants to be reelected,” Scarborough said, pointing to recent controversies such as Trump reportedly seeking China’s help and comments made about slowing down COVID-19 testing. “Time and time again, this guy, every day, acts like he doesn’t want to get reelected. He undercuts his aides who are trying to cover up for previous mistakes that he’s making, and the situation just keeps getting worse,” Scarborough said.  “You have to ask yourself, ‘Why is a guy who is down 10 points, 12 points, 14 points — why doesn’t he adjust?'” The MSNBC host then said Trump is “incapable” of adjusting, but at least knew “when to keep quiet” back in 2016. “Morning Joe” played a clip of Trump telling reporters on Tuesday that he wasn’t joking when it comes to slowing down coronavirus testing and that America has the best tests in the world. “The stupidity is incredible,” co-host  Mika Brz

Mika Brzezinski responds to new tweets from the president on Wednesday, May 20.

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President Trump  apparently struck a nerve Wednesday with a Twitter message that referred to MSNBC "Morning Joe" host  Joe Scarborough . Scarborough's co-host and wife  Mika Brzezinski  fired back, both on TV and on Twitter, then claimed she had arranged to speak with officials at Twitter regarding the content of Trump's posts -- and her call for the president to be banned from the social media platform. “A call is being set up with @jack and the GC,” Brzezinski  told her nearly 1 million Twitter followers , referring to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and the company’s general counsel. In particular, Brzezinski objected to Trump messages about Scarborough that the president posted Wednesday and on May 12. In the May 12 message, Trump had called for authorities to reopen an investigation into the 2001 death of a former congressional aide to Scarborough – a case that authorities have said was accidental, with no foul play suspected, according to The Washington Post.

Morning Mika attacks Kirstjen Nielsen over Trump border policies

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Mika Brzezinski accused Nielsen of overseeing a "shameful" situation and of becoming "the face of the Trump administration’s abuse of children at the border." “When she says they don’t use cages, look at these pictures. She’s defying the obvious in the most Trump-like way,” Brzezinski said. “The situation is shameful, and it just seems like she lacks the ability to care about the border crisis in a real way…I’m just praying public pressure will force her to change course, maybe have her do her best and save these children from further heartbreak and suffering because that is what’s happening and that’s not who we are.” The host added: “She’s become the face of the Trump administration’s abuse of children at the border.” The attack came after Nielsen was caught in a series of heated exchanges with House lawmakers Wednesday while being questioned over family separations at the border, with one Democrat accusing her of having “no feeling, no compassion.”