‘Morning Joe’ host: Trump tweeting during Barbara Bush funeral ‘insulting’ to US

Personalities on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Monday criticized President TrumpDonald John TrumpFamily immigration detention centers could be at capacity within days: report Trump likely to meet with Putin in July: report DOJ requests military lawyers to help prosecute immigration crimes: report MORE for tweeting on Saturday during the funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush.

Co-host Mika Brzezinski called Trump’s tweets “especially insulting to the United States of America” on a day “the world said goodbye to Barbara Bush.”

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Panelist Mike Barnicle referenced a photo that went viral after the funeral showing current first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpTrump backs down in rare reversal Hollywood goes low when it takes on Trump Ivanka Trump thanks her father for ending family separations MORE; former Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonThe case for a ‘Presidents’ Club’ to advise Trump After FBI cleared by IG report, GOP must reform itself Bill Clinton hits Trump administration policy separating immigrant families in Father's Day tweet MORE, George W. Bush and Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama: Are we a nation that rips families apart? Another chance to seek the return of fiscal sanity to the halls of Congress Colombia’s new leader has a tough road ahead, and Obama holdovers aren't helping MORE; and former first ladies Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump mocks 'elites' at campaign rally Trump backs down in rare reversal Election Countdown: Family separation policy may haunt GOP in November | Why Republican candidates are bracing for surprises | House Dems rake in record May haul | 'Dumpster fire' ad goes viral MORE, Laura Bush and Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaTrump backs down in rare reversal Trump gives in, signs order ending family separations Melania Trump contacted Secret Service after Peter Fonda tweets MORE

“It’s a reminder of who we used to be as a government and as people who participated in politics,” Barnicle said. 

“That’s the America that the president of the United States denigrated Saturday during a funeral service with his tweets, many of which are outright lies,” he added.

Trump did not attend Bush's funeral on Saturday, and instead watched from his Mar-a-Lago property in Florida. While he did not tweet during the church service portion of the funeral, he sent multiple tweets in the hours that followed.

One tweet mocked a recent Democratic National Committee lawsuit over hacked emails.

Another, sent a short time later, attacked former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyHillicon Valley: New FTC chief eyes shake up of tech regulation | Lawmakers target Google, Huawei partnership | Microsoft employees voice anger over ICE contract Senate Intel requests more testimony from Comey, McCabe The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by PhRMA — GOP lawmakers race to find an immigration fix MORE and accused him of breaking the law by leaking classified memos.

Trump's third tweet on Saturday afternoon bashed The Washington Post for reporting that Trump calls Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsDOJ requests military lawyers to help prosecute immigration crimes: report Trump backs down in rare reversal Senate moving ahead with border bill, despite Trump MORE "Mr. Magoo" and Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinRepublicans tear into IG finding on Clinton probe US law is not on the side of Mueller's appointment as special counsel Republican wants to know why Rosenstein delayed release of FBI agent texts MORE "Mr. Peepers."