Morning Joe Blasts ‘Disgusting’ Mike Pompeo: ‘He Debased Himself on Live Television’
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Fox & Friends this morning for what turned out to be a surprisingly hard-hitting and journalistically sound interview over the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. (Watch the entire interview here.)
The news-worthy interview caught the attention of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, who found the Secretary of State’s evasive questions to be less than impressive. Actually, thats’s the most charitable description of their reaction. Co-host Joe Scarborough found Pompeo’s evasive and opaque interview, saying “Oh my God, how disgusting is that?!”
And unless viewers didn’t get that he was disgusted, he repeated the sentiment, saying “The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, how disgusting. How disgusting. He debased himself on national television!”
Amidst Morning Joe panel bashing the Secretary of State, there was one glimmer of hope: the legitimate praise of Fox & Friends’ handling of the interview.
After agreeing with her husband’s boisterous reaction, co-host Mika Brzezinski added “Joe, can we just point out that the Fox hosts did their job this morning?” to which Mr. Scarborough agreed “Did a great job.”
The harmonic convergence…is it upon us?
Watch the clip above, courtesy of MSNBC.
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