The mainstream media (and social media) have been full of news about Donald Trump's personal attack on Mike Brzezinski. It was not just unpresidential, but grossly misogynistic -- and it has been condemned by members of both political parties. It's as though Donald Trump is determined to put the American presidency down into the gutter -- simply because he is unhappy with the media reporting the truth about his failing presidency.
But we now learn Trump has done more than make nasty and bigoted remarks about the hosts of "Morning Joe". CNN is reporting that Trump actually tried to blackmail and bully Joe and Mika into calling him to make a personal apology for broadcasting the truth. He threatened to have an unflattering article about them printed in the National Inquirer if they didn't personally apologize.
But he picked on the wrong people. Instead of knuckling under to Trump's outrageous threats, they have just gone public with his threats and bullying -- and it looks like they have evidence to back up their claims. Here is how Political Wire reported the story: