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Trump rips Scarborough, Brzezinski: 'Morning Joe & Psycho ratings have really crashed'

President TrumpDonald TrumpGraham: 'I could not disagree more' with Trump support of Afghanistan troop withdrawal GOP believes Democrats handing them winning 2022 campaign Former GOP operative installed as NSA top lawyer resigns MORE on Tuesday morning lashed out at MSNBC’s Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph ScarboroughScarborough slams Jordan for spreading 'lies' about Fauci: 'It's sheer idiocy' Scarborough, DCCC chairman have heated exchange over 2022 strategy 'Morning Joe' hosts criticize cancel culture over McCammond tweets MORE and Mika BrzezinskiMika Emilie BrzezinskiScarborough slams Jordan for spreading 'lies' about Fauci: 'It's sheer idiocy' 'Morning Joe' hosts criticize cancel culture over McCammond tweets De Blasio slams Cuomo: 'The bullying is nothing new' MORE, saying “Morning Joe & Psycho ratings have really crashed” while adding “when the show was sane, they helped me get elected.”

“Wow! Morning Joe & Psycho ratings have really crashed. Very small audience,” Trump tweeted. “People are tired of hearing Fake News delivered with an anger that is not to be believed. Sad, when the show was sane, they helped get me elected. Thanks! Was on all the time. Lost all of its juice!”

Not long after, Trump tweeted that he had "reminded my staff that Morning Joe & Psycho were with me in my room, at their request, the night I won New Hampshire."

Brzezinski and Scarborough told Vanity Fair in a 2017 profile that both Trump and White House adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerTrump alumni launch America First Policy Institute Fauci fatigue sets in as top doc sows doubt in vaccine effectiveness The Memo: Biden's five biggest foreign policy challenges MORE had offered to perform their wedding shortly after the president's inauguration.

Trump appeared regularly on the show in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election before a public spat with the hosts. According to Nielsen ratings from March, the show has seen a 10 percent increase in ratings over the first quarter of 2018.

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Scarborough, a former congressman who left the GOP in 2017 because of his opposition to Trump, and Brzezinski are frequent critics of the president and Republicans.

On Friday, Scarborough lashed out at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTrump looms over Senate's anti-Asian hate crimes battle Appointing a credible, non-partisan Jan. 6 commission should not be difficult Why President Biden is all-in in infrastructure MORE (R-Ky.), calling him “Moscow Mitch” over his inaction on legislation to address Russian election interference and sparking a viral hashtag.

Scarborough last week also tweeted during former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE’s congressional testimony, which detailed his probe into Russian election interference and possible obstruction of justice by Trump, asking to be forgiven for his previous party affiliation.

“Jesus, forgive me for ever being a Republican,” the former four-term Florida congressman said during the hearing.

Brzezinski in April criticized the president for his policies, saying that the Mueller report demonstrated Trump’s “unfit, impeachable behavior.”

Trump has frequently described media coverage he deems unfavorable as "fake news."

Earlier this week, he attacked activist and MSNBC host Al Sharpton after Sharpton tweeted that he was on his way to Baltimore for a news conference that ended up focused on the president's recent tweets blasting House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsOvernight Health Care: AstraZeneca may have included outdated data on vaccine trial, officials say | Pelosi says drug pricing measure under discussion for infrastructure package | Biden administration extends special ObamaCare enrollment until August Pelosi: Drug pricing measure under discussion for infrastructure package Bottom line MORE’s (D-Md.) district, which includes part of Baltimore.

Trump also attacked Brzezinski personally in 2017, tweeting that she was "bleeding badly from a face-lift" when he saw her at his Florida resort.

—Updated at 10:12 a.m.