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Joe Scarborough Accuses CNN of ‘Kissing Up’ to Donald Trump

vlcsnap-2016-05-23-10h06m34s180The host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe Joe Scarborough took a shot at competing network CNN Monday, accusing them of “kissing up” to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Scarborough made the claim while pontificating about Trump’s habit of attacking people who have been generally supportive because of a single affront. “You can say nine things positive about Donald Trump, say one negative thing about him and you’re a ‘dummy,’” he said.

He cited as an example Trump’s attack on CNN over the weekend over a weekend panel he didn’t like. “CNN, they’ve been kissing up to him for months and months and months and months,” Scarborough said. “I mean, they’ve given him extraordinary access.”

“I mean, seriously, after CNN has given him just incredible, unprecedented, extraordinary access, and that guy right there on a Saturday afternoon, attacks them because there’s one panel that he doesn’t like,” he said.

The accusation is ironic given that Scarborough himself has been accused of being too soft on Trump, getting into a tiff with CNN’s Dylan Byers after he reported that Scarborough and co-host Mika Brzezinski visited Trump in his hotel room during the New Hampshire primary.

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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