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Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski begs Trump to stop watching the show

Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski implored President Trump to change the channel after his latest string of angry tweets about the show.

Trump on Tuesday morning tweeted seemingly out of nowhere that "Morning Psycho (Joe)" helped get him elected but that it's a "really bad show with low ratings" that pales in comparison to Fox & Friends.

The hosts of Morning Joe were quick to respond, with Brzezinski exasperatedly saying upon learning Trump had tweeted about them, "Tell him to stop watching. This is a sickness. He's got to stop."

Joe Scarborough sarcastically took the opposition position, thanking Trump for watching and for suggesting they're influential enough to swing a presidential election. He also mocked the president for being a "loyal viewer," saying he "watches every day" and "just can't quit us."

Scarborough embraced the "Morning Psycho" nickname, though, even instructing his producers to put a chyron on screen that read, "Morning Psycho Responds to Faithful Viewer." Brendan Morrow