Joe Scarborough of MSNBC’s Morning Joe sent out a tweet Thursday to his 290,000 followers weighing in on a report that he and his co-host Mika Brzezinski are interested in taking over Meet the Press, should David Gregory be replaced as the show’s anchor.
The Daily Beast‘s Lloyd Grove put out the most recent rumor about Scarborough and Brzezinski’s supposed interest in Meet the Press, citing NBC insiders.
“There have been numerous stories with NBC News sources saying that Mika and I have been ‘aggressively angling’ for [Meet the Press],” Scarborough said in the tweet. “That is false” he declared:
There have been numerous stories with NBC News sources saying that Mika and I have been "aggressively angling" for MTP. That is false.
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) July 24, 2014
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