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MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Claims Clinton Campaign Tried to Get Her ‘Pulled Off the Air’

mika-clintoneditedDuring a conversation on Morning Joe today, co-host Mika Brzezinski made an on-air claim that during the election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign wanted her take off television for being overly critical of their candidate.

Mika stated that in response to her continuously making the case on Morning Joe that the Democratic nominee didn’t have the election in the bag, she claimed someone from the campaign contacted NBC to get her tossed.

“I was concerned the campaign was not understanding that perhaps there was an arrogance,” she stated. “They needed to sort of get off their high horse and understand that this isn’t over.”

Brzezinski continued, “I’ll just say it — NBC got a call from the campaign. Like I had done something that was journalistically inappropriate or something and needed to be pulled off the air.”

“I mean, think about that,” she remarked. “That’s just shooting the wrong messenger.”

Following some comments from co-host Joe Scarborough, Brzezinski concluded with “and here we are,” noting that Donald Trump is now the President-elect.

Some of the emails from the infamous DNC hacks revealed DNC officials, such as Debbie Wasserman Schultz, taking issue with what they felt was negative coverage from MSNBC hosts such as Brzezinski and Chuck Todd.

Watch the clip above.

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