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

President TrumpDonald TrumpMyPillow CEO to pull ads from Fox News Haaland, Native American leaders press for Indigenous land protections Simone Biles, Vince Lombardi and the courage to walk away MORE on Tuesday morning lashed out at MSNBC’s Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph ScarboroughScarborough pleads with Biden to mandate vaccines for teachers, health workers Trump ramps up attacks on media Scarborough hosts critical race theory debate on 'Morning Joe' MORE and Mika BrzezinskiMika Emilie BrzezinskiKasie Hunt headed to CNN after NBC departure: report Is DeSantis the new Reagan? Harris shares advice for women she mentors 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 KushnerKushner launching investment firm in move away from politics: report Washington Post calls on Democrats to subpoena Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Meadows for testimony on Jan. 6 Unsealed documents detail Trump and Biden efforts on reporter records 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 McConnellAn August ultimatum: No recess until redistricting reform is done After police rip Trump for Jan. 6, McCarthy again blames Pelosi The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - US gymnast wins all-around gold as Simone Biles cheers from the stands 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) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel 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 CummingsFormer Cummings staffer unveils congressional bid McCarthy, GOP face a delicate dance on Jan. 6 committee Five big questions about the Jan. 6 select committee 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.