‘Morning Joe’ personality challenges Trump to a fight

“Morning Joe” regular Donny Deutsch challenged President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? MORE to a schoolyard fight on Friday while calling him “physically disgusting.”

“Donald, if you’re watching, we’re from Queens. I’ll meet you in the schoolyard, brother,” Deutsch said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

Deutsch criticized Trump a day after the president sent out a tweet ripping “Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski for having a low IQ and accusing her of showing up at his Mar-a-Lago estate with her face "bleeding badly from a face-lift."

Much of Friday’s show was dedicated to discussing Trump’s tweets, with Deutsch deciding to use personal insults.

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“He's physically disgusting to look at. That's what I find ironic about the way that he starts to always go after other people's physical attributes,” Deutsch said.

“Enough is enough!” Deutsch added a bit later. “Enough is enough with this disgusting, vulgar man. To talk about women that way, and the irony is that you physically look like you do, beyond the stupidity of it, you are a pig. You are a bully. And you are doing disgusting things to this country.”

Brzezinski and Scarborough were supposed to be on vacation on Friday but came back to the show to address Trump's Thursday tweets while also writing an op-ed for The Washington Post. 

“For those lucky enough to miss Thursday’s West Wing temper tantrum, the president continued a year-long habit of lashing out at ‘Morning Joe’ while claiming to never watch it,” the two wrote, saying Trump “fit a flurry of falsehoods in his two-part tweetstorm.”

The MSNBC hosts have been highly critical of Trump since he took office in late January, calling him a “fake president” and comparing him to “a boy who pooped in his pants” in recent weeks. 

Scarborough and Brzezinski once faced accusations that they were too supportive of Trump during last year's White House race, when the billionaire candidate frequently called into the program.

Trump has not appeared on “Morning Joe” since May 2016.