Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” say they won’t invite White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on their show because she doesn’t provide reliable information. (Peter Stevenson/The Washington Post)
MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski said Wednesday that she refuses to book Kellyanne Conway on “Morning Joe” — and that wasn’t even the harshest thing Brzezinski and co-host Joe Scarborough said about the counselor to the president.
“We know for a fact she tries to book herself on this show,” Brzezinski said. “I won’t do it, ‘cuz I don’t believe in fake news or information that is not true. And that is — every time I’ve ever seen her on television, something’s askew, off or incorrect.”
The declaration that Conway is not welcome on “Morning Joe” is not very surprising. When CNN refused to put the former Trump campaign manager on its Sunday political talk show earlier this month, Brzezinksi tweeted that CNN was “not the first.” Wednesday marked the first time that she revealed a blanket ban on appearances by Conway, however.
Even more damning than their blacklisting of Conway was the way the “Morning Joe” hosts characterized her — as an attention seeker who…