GOP chairwoman accuses Scarborough of using 9/11 to 'score political points'
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Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielTrump fundraiser at Trump Hotel charges 0k per person GOP chairwoman accuses Scarborough of using 9/11 to 'score political points' White House changed cellphone policy after Omarosa recording in Situation Room: report MORE is accusing MSNBC's Joe Scarborough of trying to “score political points” with an op-ed calling President TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday shows preview: Trump sells U.N. reorganizing and Kavanaugh allegations dominate Ex-Trump staffer out at CNN amid “false and defamatory accusations” Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her MORE a bigger threat to the United States than foreign adversaries.

“As a nation comes together to mourn the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in history, @JoeNBC sees an opportunity to score political points,” McDaniel wrote in a tweet on Tuesday. “Sad and shameful.”


Scarborough wrote in his Washington Post op-ed, which came on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, that Trump “has done more damage to the dream of America than any foreign adversary ever could.”

Scarborough criticized the foreign policy strategies of former Presidents George W. Bush and Obama and said that Trump followed those “strategic missteps” with “maniacal moves.”

“Sixteen years of strategic missteps have been followed by the maniacal moves of a man who has savaged America’s vital alliances, provided comfort to hostile foreign powers, attacked our intelligence and military communities, and lent a sympathetic ear to neo-Nazis and white supremacists across the globe,” he wrote.

Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpDershowitz: Trump's lawyers could force Rosenstein to recuse himself from Mueller probe On The Money: Trump signs first 2019 'minibus' spending package | Mueller probing transactions by Russian organizers of Trump Tower meeting | Stocks brush off trade fears Trump Jr. slams Rosenstein report: 'No one is shocked' MORE, said Tuesday that it was “disgraceful” for Scarborough to inject politics on the anniversary of the attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania.

“Joe you owe an apology to the 3000+ families who lost loved ones on this tragic day,” he tweeted. “Injecting politics today is disgraceful and only shows how irrelevant and deranged you’ve become.”