'Morning Joe' hosts suggest media should boycott White House aides 'who repeatedly lie'

'Morning Joe' hosts suggest media should boycott White House aides 'who repeatedly lie'

“Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski on Monday suggested media outlets should boycott White House aides “who repeatedly lie.”

Brzezinski on the MSNBC show specifically pointed to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, saying that items uncovered in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSpeier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump Gowdy: I '100 percent' still believe public congressional hearings are 'a circus' Comey: Mueller 'didn't succeed in his mission because there was inadequate transparency' MORE's redacted report prove Sanders has lied.

Brzezinski's co-host and husband, Joe Scarborough, agreed with her assessment and also singled out White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayVaping advocates feel confident Trump will turn from flavor ban Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Krystal Ball praises former McConnell aide's historic win in Kentucky MORE.

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“I don’t understand why anybody would have Sarah Sanders on if they know that she is going to lie, Kellyanne Conway if they know that they are going to lie,” Scarborough said on the show, according to a clip shared by Mediate.

“This isn’t opinion, it isn’t subjective, you can stack their words up against words they’ve used in the past and they just lie and they do it openly and if they would like to get angry about that, we’d be glad to run clips all day tomorrow showing their lies.”

Scarborough, a frequent critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report MORE and his administration, went on to denounce Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, who went on several shows in the last few days following the release of Mueller’s report.

The report found that Sanders admitted to Mueller’s team that she misled reporters when she insisted in May 2017 during a press briefing that "countless" FBI agents had lost confidence in former Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyThere are poor ideas, bad ones and Facebook's Libra Trump has considered firing official who reported whistleblower complaint to Congress: report Broadcast, cable news networks to preempt regular programming for Trump impeachment coverage MORE leading up to his dismissal.

Sanders said her misstatements were a "slip of the tongue.”

“I don’t think reporters should have White House staff on who repeatedly lie,” Scarborough concluded Monday. “We can’t have people coming on programs who are going to deliberately lie.”

Brzezinski, who has also regularly criticized the president, added that “it’s time to take a stand,” referring to the media’s interaction with Trump’s White House.

“If [Sanders] won’t step down, we need to step up,” the co-host said.