Scarborough: Pompeo 'disgracing himself' by 'insulting' Fox's Chris Wallace

MSNBC host Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph ScarboroughPelosi refers to McConnell as 'Moscow Mitch' Scarborough criticized for retweeting account claiming 'no way' Epstein's death was suicide Trump hits MSNBC's Donny Deutsch over new TV show MORE on Monday teed off on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling his remarks during an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceBret Baier calls out Trump for lashing out at Fox News polls: 'Fox has not changed' The Hill's Morning Report - Trump on defense over economic jitters Chris Wallace becomes Trump era's 'equal opportunity inquisitor' MORE "disgraceful" and "insulting."

"He is beneath contempt. He should be ashamed of himself. He’s doing a disservice to the United States of America," Scarborough said on "Morning Joe."


"And that bumbling, stupid act that he did on Fox News, insulting Chris Wallace," he added.

"And the viewers," injected co-host Mika BrzezinskiMika Emilie BrzezinskiBrzezinski fires back at Trump after he lashes out at 'Morning Joe': 'I'm sad and disgusted' Trump rips Scarborough, Brzezinski: 'Morning Joe & Psycho ratings have really crashed' Scarborough implores Democrats: Go hard after Trump or he'll win in 2020 MORE.

"And the viewers! It’s just disgraceful," Scarborough exclaimed. "It's just disgraceful! Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoCotton warns China: Crackdown on Hong Kong would be 'grave miscalculation' Pompeo expresses concern over North Korea missile tests Pompeo acknowledges 'places where ISIS is more powerful today' MORE is unworthy to hold any public office for the rest of his life."

Scarborough, a former GOP congressman who left the party in 2017, took issue with Pompeo's frustration at Wallace on Sunday regarding why President TrumpDonald John TrumpFacebook releases audit on conservative bias claims Harry Reid: 'Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list' Recessions happen when presidents overlook key problems MORE didn't confront Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump on defense over economic jitters Can we do business with Kim Jong Un? Leadership analysis might give clues Russian defense minister: 'We won't do anything' in Europe unless US places missiles there MORE on meddling in the 2016 election.

"You are looking at the administration that has been tougher on Russia than any of its predecessors, and yet you continue to be fixated on something that Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony MORE wrote down," Pompeo told Wallace on "Fox News Sunday."

"I'm not fixated about Robert Mueller, I'm fixated on the president's conversation with Vladimir Putin, and the fact that in a conversation he doesn't even mention meddling in 2020," Wallace retorted. "And the question I'm asking, I think it's a legitimate one, a lot of people are asking it, sir, is 'Why not?' "

Pompeo replied by explaining that it should be understood that "sometimes conversations just aren't long enough to include every issue that might be brought up."

"But no one should misunderstand from your question today, your viewers should not be misled, this administration has taken seriously the threat of election interference and will continue to do so," the secretary of State added.

Scarborough on Monday also said Pompeo should be "at the top of the list of day traders who don't understand: Donald Trump is going to be out of office in a year and a half, and he’s going to be at home, sitting at home."

"Because he’s disgracing himself every day, attacking Chris Wallace, attacking 'Fox News Sunday,' and attacking the viewers," the MSNBC host added.

Scarborough had predicted on several occasions last year that Trump would not seek reelection.

"I don’t think Donald Trump is going to run for reelection," Scarborough told CBS "Late Show" host Stephen ColbertStephen Tyrone ColbertF-bombs away: Why lawmakers are cursing now more than ever Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'He's trying to invite us into this madness' Biden's personal grief comes to forefront amid mass shootings MORE in October 2018. “He didn’t want to be elected president. He didn’t think he was going to be elected president. He didn’t even think he was going to get the Republican nomination. He’s going to cash out."