Brzezinski: It’s ‘despicable’ for GOP lawmakers to dismiss Cohen memo implicating Trump

MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski said Tuesday that it was "despicable" for GOP lawmakers to dismiss a court filing from federal prosecutors that implicates President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It's time for House Democrats to 'do something' about Trump Warren: Congress is 'complicit' with Trump 'by failing to act' Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE in crimes committed by his former lawyer, Michael Cohen. 

"Some top Republicans are dismissing the allegations that Donald Trump directed his former fixer Michael Cohen to make illegal hush-money payments to two women during the 2016 campaign," Brzezinski said on "Morning Joe," before listing reactions from Republican senators such as Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchTrump to award racing legend Roger Penske with Presidential Medal of Freedom Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist, former Reagan adviser Arthur Laffer Second ex-Senate staffer charged in aiding doxxing of GOP senators MORE (Utah) and Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyOvernight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Pelosi unveils signature plan to lower drug prices | Trump says it's 'great to see' plan | Progressives pushing for changes Trump: 'Great to see' Pelosi plan to lower drug prices Pelosi unveils signature plan to lower drug prices MORE (Iowa). 

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Hatch on Monday stated that he didn't care about the recent court filing from the Southern District of New York, adding that "all I can say is he's doing a good job as president."

Asked if he was concerned about the allegations about the president, Hatch said, "No, because I don’t think he was involved in crimes."

"But even then, you know, you can make anything a crime under the current laws," he added. 

Brzezinski took major issue with the remark, saying that Hatch is "turning into Trump." 

"These people are turning into Trump," she added, before noting that Grassley, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, told CNN that prosecutors' argument was hurt because it was based on "what a liar" said, referring to Cohen.

"That liar was employed as a close fixer for the president for over a decade," she said. 

Brzezinski also cites reactions from Sen. Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyClarence Thomas, Joe Manchin, Rudy Giuliani among guests at second state visit under Trump Hillicon Valley: Lawmakers say Zuckerberg to 'cooperate' on antitrust probes | Dems see victory after McConnell backs election security funds | Twitter takes down fake pro-Saudi accounts Lawmakers say Zuckerberg has agreed to 'cooperate' with antitrust probe MORE (R-Calif.) and Sen. John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (R-La.) before calling their comments both "incredible" and "despicable."

Federal prosecutors in New York released a new court filing in their case against Cohen last week.

In it, prosecutors argued that Cohen "acted in coordination with and at the direction of" an individual that matches Trump's description before the election in steering payments to silence a pair of women, Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, about alleged affairs. 

Trump has repeatedly denied the affairs. 

The filing does not specifically name Trump, but makes multiple references to him as "Individual-1."