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Joe Scarborough rips President Trump for blaming Syrian chemical weapon attack on Obama

Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski had some tough words for President Trump on Wednesday when they opened their show with the news of Tuesday's horrific chemical weapon attack in Syria.

On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer blamed the attack on former President Barack Obama, saying the strike was "a consequence of the past administration's weakness and irresolution." Scarborough took issue with that immediately. "[Trump's] carping at the past president's failures is unbecoming," said Scarborough. "You're criticizing Barack Obama for what he did not do in 2012? What are you doing to do five years later? Now you're the president of the United States."

Scarborough added: "One thing that Donald Trump can't do, if we're going to get anything done, is to blame Barack Obama. That does us no good today than Barack Obama and his administration blaming George W. Bush. You've got to look forward and you've got to give us solutions."

"By the way," Scarborough concluded, "if you're a policymaker, 'it's hard' is no longer an accepted answer on Morning Joe. Come with solutions or don't come at all." Jeva Lange