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Scarborough on Trump Party: I'm Not Letting People Lie About Me

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By    |   Monday, 02 Jan 2017 02:34 PM

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough continued fighting back reports he and "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski had "partied" with President-elect Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, insisting on the show, and later on his Twitter account, other media reports were lies.

"I'm not gonna let people lie about me," Scarborough told a panel on his early morning show, saying that was one of his New Year's resolutions for 2017, responding to a report in The New York Times he and Brzezinski were at the party.

After the initial report included the line "Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski from MSNBC’s 'Morning Joe' were also there," CBS reporter Sopan Deb, who is planning to join the Times, tweeted they had "partied with Trump."

Scarborough launched into a tweetstorm Sunday, accusing Deb of pushing "fake news." Deb eventually backed down, saying he should have said Scarborough and Brzezinski "attended" the party instead.

"Judging from the response that I get, every time I meet with anybody associated with [Trump] — no journalist has even done this before," Scarborough said on his show Monday morning, while insisting he and his co-star were at the estate for an off-the-record meeting with Trump before the concert and were dressed in casual clothing.

Scarborough insisted on the show he does not know who Deb is, but he is also not letting him or anyone else lie about him.

However, once the show was over, the feud reignited after Maggie Haberman, who wrote the initial New York Times article about the party, tweeted a picture that purportedly showed Scarborough at the party:

Scarborough responded with a new series of tweets Monday afternoon, firing at Haberman for not contacting him about the photograph or her story, at Deb for further tweets mocking him, and launching attacks on several others:

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough continued fighting back reports he and "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski had "partied" with President-elect Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, insisting on the show, and later on his Twitter account, other media reports were lies.
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