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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will 'temporarily hold off' on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 MORE on Tuesday morning lashed out at MSNBC’s Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph ScarboroughScarborough rips GOP over Ukraine conspiracy theories It's the aggressive progressives vs. the pragmatic moderates Scarborough: Trump is either 'an agent of Russia' or 'a useful idiot' MORE and Mika BrzezinskiMika Emilie BrzezinskiTYT's Cenk Uygur rips Dems condemning Trump 'lock him up' chant: 'Most feckless party' ever 'Sorry Joe' trends as Scarborough faces backlash for defending Trump after World Series chant Scarborough scolds Nats fans for 'lock him up' chant: 'We are Americans and we do not do that' 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 KushnerDemocrat calls for investigation of possible 'inappropriate influence' by Trump in border wall contract Judge temporarily halts construction of a private border wall in Texas Mueller witness linked to Trump charged in scheme to illegally funnel money to Clinton campaign 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 McConnellOvernight Energy: Pelosi vows bold action to counter 'existential' climate threat | Trump jokes new light bulbs don't make him look as good | 'Forever chemicals' measure pulled from defense bill Overnight Health Care — Presented by Johnson & Johnson – House progressives may try to block vote on Pelosi drug bill | McConnell, Grassley at odds over Trump-backed drug pricing bill | Lawmakers close to deal on surprise medical bills GOP senators request interview with former DNC contractor to probe possible Ukraine ties 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) Swan MuellerTrump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts House impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by 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 CummingsImpeachment can't wait Adam Schiff's star rises with impeachment hearings Tucker Carlson calls Trump 'full-blown BS artist' in segment defending him from media coverage 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.