In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC’s John Harwood, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden predicted the next president to take office is “likely to inherit a recession.
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Friday on CNBC's "Squawk Box," network anchor Jim Cramer reacted to the announcement that the United States economy added 266,000 jobs for the month of November and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, which match the lowest level in 50 years.
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Friday’s “Fox & Friends” reacted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) calling to move forward with President Donald Trump’s impeachment. According to Limbaugh, Democrats “hate” Trump because he beat them and because they cannot
Bloomberg on 'Overzealous' Stop and Frisk Policy: 'Nobody Asked Me About It Until I Started Running for President'
Friday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg discussed his stop and frisk policy during his time as New York City mayor, which he recently apologized for. CBS “This Morning” anchor Gayle King noted that people are questioning the timing of
CBC Chair Bass: ‘We Know Who This President Answers to, and It’s Not the American People -- It’s Putin’
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of “answering” to Russia President Vladimir Putin rather than the American people. Bass criticized Trump, who she said “had nerve enough” to demand Ukraine for dirt
Thursday on C-SPAN, Rep. Al Green (D-TX) discussed impeachment, saying “there is no limit” to how many times the House and Senate can try to impeach President Donald Trump.
During the Thursday broadcast of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough took aim at Republicans over the previous day’s impeachment hearings. Scarborough, reacting to Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) on Wednesday slamming the idea that the Founding Fathers would have
Rand Paul 'Alarmed at the Abuse of Power by Adam Schiff' -- 'Abhorrent,' 'Exactly What He's Accusing the President of'
Thursday on “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reacted to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) accusing House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) of violating his civil liberties by issuing subpoenas to snoop on his phone records and publishing
GOP Sen. Kennedy on Russia Propaganda Allegations: Dems Think Saying Ukraine Also Meddled in 2016 Election 'Undermines Their Impeachment Case'
During a Tuesday interview on "Fox & Friends," Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) issued a response to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accusing him of "parroting Russian propaganda" by claiming both Russia and Ukraine meddled in the 2016 presidential election.
During Tuesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, Washington Post deputy editorial page editor and columnist Ruth Marcus discussed her new bookSupreme Ambition: Brett Kavanaugh and the Conservative Takeoverin which she makes the case that the impeachment process feels a lot like
Tuesday, Washington Post columnist and MSNBC contributor Eugene Robinson took issue with U.S. Attorney General William Barr for disputing the inspector general report on the FBI’s findings in the Russia investigation.
Monday on his MSNBC show “Morning Joe,” Joe Scarborough addressed Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) “parroting Russian propaganda points” by suggesting Ukraine and Russia both interfered with the 2016 presidential election.
Representative Andy Biggs (R-AZ) during Monday’s “Fox & Friends” reacted to former FBI lawyer Lisa Page speaking out recently about being the target of attacks by President Donald Trump over her actions while serving in the FBI.
In a Monday appearance on CNN’s “New Day,” former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci weighed in on Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) claiming Sunday that both Russia and Ukraine meddled in the 2016 presidential election.
Pompeo: House Judiciary Committee's Impeachment Hearings an Effort to 'Distract' from 'Important' London Trip
Monday on “Fox & Friends,”U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared his reaction to the White House saying it would not participate inthe House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearing as President Donald Trump and the national security team travel to London
Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) during Sunday’s “Kasie DC” on MSNBC argued that the case for impeachment against President Donald Trump “is actually a conservative case.” Khanna called on the American people to “wake up” and see that Trump is “riding
Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) on Friday’s broadcast of “America’s Newsroom” on Fox News Channel shared that there is a growing concern among congressional Democrats over polling showing a decrease in support for impeachment.
During Friday’s “Fox & Friends,” conservative commentator Mark Steyn reacted to pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong showing their support of President Donald Trump and the United States at a rally on Thanksgiving Day.
Mark Steyn on Hong Kong Protesters Celebrating U.S. Support: 'Donald Trump Has Played This Brilliantly'
During Friday’s “Fox & Friends,” conservative commentator Mark Steyn reacted to pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong showing their support of President Donald Trump and the United States at a rally on Thanksgiving Day.
Friday on “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) weighed in on the peace talks with the Taliban, which President Donald Trump revealed on Thursday have been resumed.
During a Wednesday monologue on his Fox News Channel show, "Tucker Carlson Tonight," Tucker Carlson detailed what "infuriates" liberals and Democrats the most about President Donald Trump.
Michael Moore to Democrats: 'Reach Across the Turkey,' Explain How Dem Policies Will Help Conservatives
Wednesday, liberal filmmaker Michael Moore pleaded with Democrats to "reach across the turkey" during their Thanksgiving meals and explain to their conservative family members how Democratic policies will benefit them.
MSNBC's Deutsch Slams Liz Warren as Un-Electable -- 'She Would Get Trounced in a Landslide by Trump'
During a Wednesday conversation on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” about a new Quinnipiac poll showing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sliding in the 2020 race for the Democratic nomination, network contributor Donny Deutsch slammed Warren as unlikeable and unelectable.
Wednesday on “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) sounded off on the upcoming impeachment hearings that will include three Democrat witnesses and one Republican witness discussing if President Donald Trump’s alleged handling of a phone call with Ukraine warrants
During a Tuesday interview with "Fox & Friends," White House counselor Kellyanne Conway sounded off on the ongoing impeachment push by Democrats.
Ousted Navy Secretary Richard Spencer Defends Handling of SEAL Case: Restoring Gallagher 'Erodes' What We Stand for
Tuesday,former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer discussedPresident Trump’s intervention in the review of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s Trident. Defense Secretary Mark Esper asked Navy Secretary Richard Spencer to resign on Sunday for going behind his back in removing Gallagher’s pin.
House Armed Services Committee Chair Jim Banks (R-IN) on Monday slammed House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) for his tactics amid the ongoing impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump.
During a Sunday interview with New York AM 970 “The Cats Roundtable” host John Catsimatidis, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) weighed in on the ongoing impeachment “charade.” After declaring impeachment would be “dead on arrival in the Senate,” Zeldin predicted things
Friday, President Donald Trump went after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a live phone interview with “Fox & Friends” over the “scam” impeachment inquiry. Trump lamented having to “deal with crazy Nancy,” calling her “crazy as a bedbug.
In a Friday call-in interview with “Fox & Friends,” President Donald Trump shot down the rumors of a new running mate for 2020. Fox News Channel’s Ainsley Earnhardt asked Trump about White House counselor Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George, saying former
Friday, President Donald Trump called into “Fox & Friends” and took aim at White House counselor Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George Conway, who has been one of Trump’s most outspoken critics.
Dem Rep. Mucarsel-Powell: The House Will Have to Hold Hearings to Show Americans What an Impeachable Offense IsAmericans
Representative Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, on Friday suggested in an interview with CNN’s “New Day” that the House would have hearings to present to the American public “what an impeachable offense is.
Thursday,former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Andrew McCarthy discussed the charges of bribery against President Donald Trump that Democrats once called "quid pro quo" in regards to the president's phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Kevin McCarthy Demands Answers from ABC Over Killing Epstein Story -- 'How Many Minors Would We Have Helped?'
Tuesday on “Fox & Friends,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) slammed ABC News for burying a report about now-deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. McCarthy told “Fox & Friends” he has “questions for ABC” for killing the story about Epstein, saying
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Tuesday addressed accusations that individuals in the FBI are driven by their political beliefs and that there is a “deep state” working against President Donald Trump.
Monday, “CNN Newsroom” anchor Brooke Baldwin questioned Dr. Jonathan Reiner, the cardiologist for former Vice President Dick Cheney while he was in the White House, about President Donald Trump’s unannounced trip to Walter Reed Medical Center over the weekend for
MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough on Monday reacted to President Donald Trump’s unscheduled trip to Walter Reed Medical Center over the weekend for what the White House said was his annual physical.
In a Monday interview with “Fox & Friends,” former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to bring the impeachment inquiry to a “conclusion.
Monday, Fox News contributor and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee weighed in on the impeachment inquiry, agreeing with the notion that it is "fracturing America."
Sunday on MSNBC's "AM Joy," host Joy Reid referred to White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham as "Baghdad Bob" as she mocked how often Grisham appears on Fox News Channel while "weirdly" not doing press conference
During Friday's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough shared his reaction to the school shooting from the day before at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, CA.
Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” network analyst Elise Jordan, an aide to the White House under former President George W. Bush, discussed the disdain conservatives have for President Donald Trump.
Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) agreed with the shift in terminology for President Donald Trump’s wrongdoing with Ukraine, saying “bribery is the right word” rather than saying Trump sought a quid pro quo.
Thursday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough reacted to the first day of impeachment hearings, calling the GOP’s defenses “laughable.” According to Scarborough, testimony and “shocking revelations” from the day before blew “holes” in both the Republicans’ and White House’s
Fox Newssenior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday's "Fox & Friends" reacted to the first day of the impeachment inquiry hearings the day before.
Wednesday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough stressed the importance of the impeachment hearings over President Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo with the president of Ukraine.
CNN's Campbell: Mueller Treated Trump with 'Kid Gloves', 'Emboldened' Him to Demand Quid Pro Quo with Ukraine
CNN analyst Josh Campbell on Wednesday’s “New Day” weighed in on President Donald Trump and former FBI special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation amid House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.
Tuesday, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) reacted to President Donald Trump’s tweet from the morning in which he criticized Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)as the Supreme Court takes up the legal case against the Trump administration for trying to end
Tuesday on “Fox & Friends,” former House Speaker Newt Gingrich voiced his opposition to the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over an alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine.
Steve Schmidt, John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign manager, during Tuesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC predicted formerU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley could be on President Donald Trump’s ticket for reelection in 2020.
Monday, MSNBC "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski suggested former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg should buy Fox News rather than enter the 2020 presidential race.
White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham on Monday reacted toformer U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haleysayingformer Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and former White House chief of staff John Kelly recruited her to resist President Donald Trump in attempt to undermine him.
Monday, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci took aim at his former boss on CNN’s “New Day,” calling President Donald Trump “a danger to America” as he discussed former U.S.
Scarborough: A Lot of People in America Believe Trump an 'Agent of Russia or at Least a Useful Idiot'
Monday on his MSNBC show “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough reacted toPresident Donald Trump considering accepting an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow in May.
Dick Morris: Any GOP Senator Who Votes to Impeach Trump 'Is Signing His Own Political Death Warrant'
Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,”political commentator and former Bill Clinton adviser Dick Morris advised GOP senators against voting to impeach President Donald Trump.
Dershowitz Likens Dem Impeachment Obsession to Stalin's KGB -- 'Show Me the Man, and I’ll Find You the Crime'
Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz during an appearance on Sunday's "The Cats Roundtable" on New York AM 970 radio equated the Democrats' obsession with impeaching President Donald Trump to the KGB under former Soviet Union dictator Joseph Stalin.
Julian Castro Calls for Change in Order of Primaries -- 'I Don't Believe That We're the Same Country We Were in 1972'
Democratic presidential hopeful and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro on Sunday called for a change in the order of the states for presidential primaries.
In a Friday interview with Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) issued a stark warning for the House Democrats’ impeachment process over the alleged quid pro quo demand during a phone call between President Donald Trump and
Friday, a panel on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” reacted to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcing he was entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen.
Dem Rep. Khanna on Bloomberg Presidential Run: 'You Think The Country Really Wants Another New York Billionaire After Trump?'
Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) weighed in on former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg potentially entering the 2020 presidential race. Khanna pushed back against the idea, saying he does not see the United States wanting
In a Thursday interview with MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) weighed in on polling for the 2020 presidential election showing President Donald Trump would lose out to former Vice President Joe Biden in the battleground states but beat Sen.
Wednesday at the New York Times’ DealBook conference in New York, Bill Gates, the second-richest person in the world, talked taxation and weighed in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen.
Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) discussed the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump amid her 2020 presidential campaign. Harris said she needs to be in Iowa “full time,” but if impeachment reached the Senate, she “will
Wednesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," host Joe Scarborough went off on President Donald Trump, blaming him for the Democrats winning the Kentucky gubernatorial race asDemocrat Andy Beshear defeated Republican incumbent Matt Bevin.
VirginiaGov. Ralph Northam (D) on Wednesday addressed his past of wearing blackface, which he has both denied and confessed to, in an interview on CNN’s “New Day” about the election results in his state the day before.
Senator Angus King (I-ME) reacted on Tuesday’s “New Day” on CNN to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) urging the media to print the Ukraine whistleblower’s name. King said it is “terrible” and “deeply troubling” to care more about the whistleblower’s identity
Tuesday on CBS’s “This Morning” as part of his book tour for “Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us,” President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump, Jr.
NBC analyst former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) on Tuesday cautioned voters and politicians alike to shift their focus from national polling to state by state polling if they want to win the presidency in 2020 after pundits were fooled by
FNC's 'Next Revolution' on Climate Change Discrepancy in Municipal Bonds: Once Money Is Involved, Dems 'Have to Be Honest'
Sunday on Fox News Channel's "The Next Revolution," host Steve Hilton discussedGovernment Accountability Institute president and Breitbart News senior contributor Peter Schweizer's report on the discrepancy between the rhetoric used when detailing the threats of climate change and the reality as described in the municipal bond disclosures in Oakland, CA.
During a Monday interview with Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn weighed in on the prospect of President Donald Trump’s reelection bid in 2020. Blackburn scoffed at “the socialist agenda” being proposed by some of the Democratic presidential
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman on Monday imagined what would happen if President Donald Trump wins his reelection bid in 2020. Friedman told CNN’s “New Day” the “most frightening thing going forward” is the thought of Trump getting reelected
Monday on CNN's "New Day," 2020 Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg voiced his concern with Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) "polarizing proposals."
In a Sunday appearance on Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) shared her reasoning behind voting to approve the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Wednesday on “Fox & Friends,” President Donald Trump’s son Donald Trump, Jr. weighed in on the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry and National Security Council (NSC) official Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman, who reportedly testified President Donald Trump kept important notes out of
Attorney General William Barr on Monday discussed John Durham probe into the origins of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia in 2016 in a sit-down interview with Fox News.
GOP Rep. Kinzinger: Trump 'Justified' in Not Notifying Congress About al-Baghdadi Raid -- Not a 'Scandal'
Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on Monday’s broadcast of “America’s Newsroom” on Fox News Channel defended President Donald Trump’s decision to not notify Congress about the raid that led to the death of ISIS leaderAbu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Dem Sen. Coons Criticizes 'Lock Him Up' Chant at World Series: 'Office of the President Deserves Respect'
During a Monday appearance on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) shared his displeasure with the “Lock him up” chants directed at President Donald Trump during Game 5 of the World Series in Washington, D.C.
Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough reacted to President Donald Trump’s announcement of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS. During his press conference, Trump said al-Baghdadi “died like a dog” and a “coward,” which
Sunday during“The Cats Roundtable” onNew York AM 970 radio,political commentator and former Bill Clinton adviser Dick Morris discussed the upcoming 2020 presidential election. Morris wondered aloud if “the ghost of Hillary Clinton” will jump into the race, saying she “feels
In an interview which aired Sunday on CBS’s “60 Minutes,” 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden defended his son’s dealings in Ukraine that led to him being appointed to the board of directors of Burisma Holdings despite having not having
Friday in the wake of The New York Times report that the Department of Justice’s (DOJ)review into the origins of its Trump-Russia probe has turned into a criminal investigation,Rep.
Thursday on TNT’s “NBA Pregame,” analyst and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley reacted with strong words to Vice President Mike Pence criticizing the league and Nike for caving to communist China after Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted
On Thursday,Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) responded on “MSNBC Live” to a clip of Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) referring to him and the group of House GOP members thatshut down a House Intelligence Committee hearing the previous day by entering the
WH Press Sec Grisham Applauds House GOP Members for Stand Against Dems' 'Secret' Impeachment Proceedings
Thursday on “Fox & Friends,”White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham praised the group of House GOP members that successfully stormed andshut down a House Intelligence Committee hearing the day before by entering the room where committee members were questioning the
CNN’s “New Day” on Thursday discussed the House members of the GOP the day before successfully storming andshutting down a House Intelligence Committee hearing by entering the room where committee members were questioning the Defense Department’s Laura Cooper as part
Thursday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough weighed in on network contributor Donny Deutsch’s assertion that President Donald Trump is “owned” by Russian President Vladimir Putin because he has been “laundering money for him as a criminal organization for the
Wednesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) discussedthe latest impeachment inquiry hearings involving acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Tay
Watch: Mo Brooks Slams 'Sham' Impeachment Process on CNN -- 'The Opening Statement Doesn't Make Any Difference!'
Wednesday, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) delivered a fiery interview with CNN's Manu Raju over the latest impeachment inquiry hearings involving acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor.
MSNBC's Glaude on Graham Defending Trump: 'I Wonder Which Side of the Lynching He Is Talking About' -- 'He's from South Carolina'
Wednesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Princeton University professor and network contributor Eddie Glaude, Jr.reacted to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) defending President Donald Trump's tweet where he called the ongoing impeachment process a "lynching.
Tuesday, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) told Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom” that after sitting in on all impeachment inquiry depositions that have taken place, the House Democrats have “nothing” to “possibly impeach the president of the United States for.
Job Creators Network CEO Alfredo Ortiz on Tuesday touted the economy under President Donald Trump as “incredible” for Latinos in the United States. Ortiz noted on “Fox & Friends First” how “entrepreneurial” Latinos tend to be, saying Trump’s tax cuts
Clyburn on Lengthy Impeachment Inquiry: 'Haste Makes Waste,' 'We Ought to Have the American People Satisfied'
On Tuesday, House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) discussed the impeachment inquiry and the length of the probe as some Democrats reportedly told CNN they hope to have the probe completed before Thanksgiving.
During Tuesday's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough lashed out at President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Northern Syria.
Monday, CBS News aired a portion of a sitdown interview with both Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) following the freshman congresswoman endorsing Sanders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination over the weekend.
Monday on "Fox & Friends," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) reacted to the revelation Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) has been using a fake Twitter account to defend himself.
GOP Sen. Braun: China Negotiations a Wake-Up Call for Companies That Manufacture in China to 'Get Some Eggs Out of That Basket'
Monday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) weighed in on the impact of the ongoing United States-China trade negotiations. Braun acknowledged China was “smart” to hit back at farmers, but said the negotiations have made for a “wake-up”
Sunday,Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) addressed thewhistleblower complaint regarding a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine’s president and the corruption that has come to light from the 2016 presidential election.
CNN's Stelter 'Worried' Facebook Allowing Free Speech Means Ads Will Reach 'the Most Vulnerable People' with 'Lies'
Sunday on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Brian Stelter voiced his concern with Facebook’s commitment to allowing free speech on its platform. Stelter said he is “worried” that Facebook supporting free speech on its platform could result in ads reaching “vulnerable
During Sunday’s broadcast of “The Cats Roundtable” onNew York AM 970 radio, political commentator and former Bill Clinton adviser Dick Morris weighed in on the prospect Hillary Clinton adds her name to the crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.
During Friday’s broadcast of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough shared his reaction to acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney sharing in a press conference the day before President Donald Trump wanted to hold up military and