I am no fan of Breitbart or Bannon but why is Joe Scarborough concerning himself with a story of, I think is nothing but gossip? What is there to report on? With all that is going on in the world, this is a story Joe is going to keep his eye on?
In an early morning discussion Tuesday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski mocked Breitbart News for claiming that they haven’t told their reporters to stop writing critical stories about Jared Kushner. President Trump’s senior aide and son-in-law is reportedly in a giant power struggle with the site’s former Executive Chairman Steve Bannon, now Trump’s chief strategist.
Business Insider‘s Oliver Darcywrote Monday that Breitbart’s senior editors ordered staff to stop writing unflattering stories about Kushner, and that Bannon had previously “instructed” Breitbart’s Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle “to stop publishing articles critical of Priebus.”
But the denials soon arrived.
Axios’s Pablo Martinezreported that Boyle called Darcy’s piece “100 percent fake news.” Several other reporters received strongly worded denials from the site as well.
Despite that, Breitbart insiders are now rampantly speculating about who leaked to Darcy.
I can’t speak for everyone, but I know with Joe keeping a watchful eye on Breitbart News I will sleep better knowing Joe is on the job and watching out for us.
Scarborough, meanwhile, sneered at Breitbart News this morning.
“Isn’t that interesting?” Scarborough asked facetiously as Mika read a report that Breitbart had ordered its staff to cease beating up on Kushner — and the site’s subsequent denial.
Scarborough said he planned to keep a watchful eye on the site.
“I look forward to the negative attacks on Jared Kushner in Breitbart,” said Scarborough, dripping with sarcasm. “I will be looking at your website today. But that’s an absurd notion. Listen, they had to back down. Steve Bannon is an island unto himself in the White House. Any allies he may have had have scattered and have told the president that they are with the president and his family.”
Source: MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough Puts Breitbart News On Notice | The Daily CallerBetsy Rothstein Reporter