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Donald Trump Goes Nuts On 'Morning Joe' Hosts

His remarks come just hours after his campaign manager said that he "doesn't hurl personal insults."

Donald Trump lashed out at MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” by calling hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough “clowns” and suggesting that they’re dating. 

The feud between Trump and the MSNBC hosts is long running. Brzezinski and Scarborough have repeatedly criticized the Republican nominee over his various controversial comments and policies. Earlier on Monday, the show mocked a speech he made over the weekend as sounding “like he’s had a lot to drink.”

But the show has also taken shots at Trump’s Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, over the private email server she used while in office, as well as her family foundation’s acceptance of donations from foreign countries with poor human rights records.

Trump has called “Morning Joe” “sad and irrelevant,” and said that it has bad ratings. (The show’s ratings are actually pretty good.)

Scarborough responded to Trump’s diss by handing it right back to him.

The spat directly contradicts claims made by Trump’s campaign manager just hours earlier.

“I don’t like when people hurl personal insults,” Kellyanne Conway told ABC News’ “This Week.” “That will never be my style, I’m a mother of four small children, it would be a terrible example for me to feel otherwise ... [Trump] doesn’t hurl personal insults.”

Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.

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