MSNBC host and former GOP Congressman Joe Scarborough is leaving the Republican party and becoming an Independent. Scarborough made the announcement during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. “I am a Republican but I’m not gonna be a Republican anymore,” Scarborough said. “I’m gonna become an Independent.” The Conservative host has long since voiced disgust with President Trump. And his disgust now spills over onto other members within the Republican party he has long loved, because they are complicit in much of what makes Trump so horrible. The moment came when Colbert asked Joe Scarborough why other Republicans haven’t changed their attitudes towards Donald Trump, like Scarborough did. “What do you think is happening within your own party?” Colbert asked. “I think it’s inexplicable,” Scarborough replied. However, Joe said, the Republican party’s betrayal of their “core values” began long before the election of Donald Trump. He pointed back to Donald Trump’s first embrace of a ban against Muslims, in December of 2015. He himself could never vote for someone, he explained, who sought to ban people based “on the God they worship.” The audience cheered. Scarborough appears next to his co-host and fiance Mika Brzezinski. Both have long since been the focus of Donald Trump’s ire. Recently, Trump lashed out at the two in a series of tweets, referring to Scarborough as “Psycho Joe” and to Brzezinski as “low-I.Q. Crazy Mika.” He then made a bizarre claim about Mika, saying she “was bleeding badly from a face-lift” when he saw her last year.
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Angie Walsh · Jefferson City High But Joe, take some responsibility. Afterall, YOU helped elect this piece offal and it really hasn't been that long ago that you rose, glowing and clapping at Trump's State of the Union Address. You glowed like a proud PaPa. THAT is why I will not watch your show. Don't Tweet?
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