'Morning Joe' mocks Trump for changing tune on support for leaks

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday appeared to mock President Trump for changing his tune on leaked information.

"Remember when Trump praised leaks on the campaign trail?" the morning show tweeted Thursday.

The tweet included a video that shows Trump's past praise for WikiLeaks and the FBI.

"The irony of his statements expressing concern about leaked information and FBI interference in politics was not lost on many," co-host Mika Brzezinski said at the beginning of the clip.

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"Here is that same man on the campaign trail."

Trump is then seen addressing Russia directly during a press conference last year.

"Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find, the 30,000 emails that are missing," he says during a July press conference.

The video then cuts to clips of Trump talking positively about the letter FBI Director James Comey sent to lawmakers last year — just weeks before the election — about the discovery of new emails the FBI said were potentially relevant to the investigation into Democratic rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE's use of a private server while serving as secretary of State.

Comey announced just days before the election the FBI had not changed its July conclusion not to recommend charges regarding Clinton's private server.

The "Morning Joe" video then shows a clip of Trump praising WikiLeaks.

"I love WikiLeaks," the then-GOP nominee said during an October rally. 

Trump was also shown talking highly of the FBI, saying there are "amazing people in the FBI."

In recent days, Trump has accused the intelligence community of leaking information.

His comments follow the resignation of his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and reports in The New York Times and CNN that Trump campaign aides were in constant contact with Russian officials.

"From intelligence, papers are being leaked, things are being leaked. It's criminal action," Trump said Wednesday during a joint press conference.

"It's a criminal act, and it's been going on for a long time before me, but now it's really going on."

In a tweet Thursday, Trump said the "spotlight has finally been put on the low-life leakers," adding that they "will be caught."