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‘Morally Bankrupt’: Morning Joe’s Elise Jordan Slams Trump’s O’Reilly Defense

The Morning Joe panel took President Trump to task, Thursday, for his decision to wade into sexual harassment allegations on behalf of embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly.

It’s “not normal for a president,” said show regular Mark Halperin. “Yesterday should have been about projecting strength”

MSNBC contributor Elise Jordan went further, calling Trump’s defense of O’Reilly “morally bankrupt.”

“His defense of Bill O’Reilly is morally bankrupt. I guess it shows you he can juggle multiple issues at a time that are of importance to him,” she said. “It just is kind of shocking that so many staffers are around this president and he still continues, he just cannot control his impulsivity.”

The claim met with no resistance from the panel. Co-host Mika Brzezinski said the accusations against O’Reilly and others “clearly has some legs,” and that she was confident that this time Fox News would “do the right thing.”

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