Trump Takes Break From Trying to Throw 22 Million People Off Health Care to Lob Misogynistic Insults

“She was bleeding badly from a face-lift.”

On Thursday morning, after hundreds of people marched outside the Capitol to protest Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Donald Trump focused his attention on launching a nasty attack on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” branding hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski as “psycho” and “crazy.” 

The president’s tweetstorm was particularly cruel towards Brzezinski. Describing her as “low I.Q. Crazy,” he claimed she had been “bleeding badly” from plastic surgery during a previous visit to his Mar-a-Lago estate.

While the MSNBC hosts enjoyed a friendly relationship with Trump for a good portion of the presidential campaign, since his inauguration the show has been largely critical of the president’s behavior and policies. 

After CNN recently retracted a report concerning Trump and Russia, the president’s obsession with disparaging the media gained new traction this week. 

Here is Brzezinski’s response following Trump’s personal attack: 

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