Scarborough: Trump 'channeling Chairman Mao and Joseph Stalin' when he attacks press

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Thursday blasted President Trump for his constant attacks on the media.

"Of all the things — the shocking things the president has said, and he's said so many, channeling Chairman Mao and Joseph Stalin by calling the media 'enemy of the people,'" Scarborough said on MSBC's "Morning Joe."

"Saying that First Amendment rights, saying the ability of newspapers to write what they want to write is 'disgusting' and someone should look into it, may be the most frightening of all."

Scarborough said the country is starting to hear people more and more talking about the 25th Amendment.

"You have a president who is actually dismissing the most sacred right Americans have had since 1787, the right of free speech," he said.

Scarborough said Trump looks "completely clueless" when he complains about leaks coming out of the White House.

Scarborough's comments come after Trump said Wednesday it's "disgusting the press is able to write whatever it wants to write."

On Wednesday night, he called network news "partisan, distorted and fake" and said licenses need to be challenged and "if appropriate, revoked."

Trump has in the past called the "fake news" the "enemy of the American people."