Trump threatens to "tell the real story" of Joe Scarborough-Mika Brzezinski romance "when things calm down"

The GOP nominee's turbulent relationship with the "Morning Joe" hosts reached the point of no return on Monday

Published August 22, 2016 2:28PM (EDT)

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski   (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump fired off a couple of Monday morning mean tweets — this time directed at hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC's "Morning Joe":

Gossip of a romantic relationship between the co-hosts began on Page Six in June, after Brzezinski divorced her husband of 23 years. According to the story, an NBC "insider" called their dating "the worst-kept secret in TV."

Trump's relationship with Scarborough has been uniquely polar, but rarely does he put Brzezinski — the more left-leaning of the two hosts — in the hot seat. And while Mika is apparently taking the high road, Joe — who wrote a WaPo Op-Ed last week titled "The GOP must dump Trump" — chose to fight fire tweets with fire tweets:

By Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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