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Mika Brzezinski Apologizes for Calling Mike Pompeo a Homophobic Slur on 'Morning Joe'
Earlier today, Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski caused a stir when she used a homophobic term to describe Mike Pompeo.
The MSNBC host went afterPompeo for his response to the murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi, calling the secretary of state a “wannabe dictator’s butt boy.”
Pompeo angered Brzezinski in his appearance on Fox & Friends where he continued to downplay the CIA’s conclusion that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the brutal killing of Khashoggi. (Even the Fox News hosts didn’t seem to buy Pompeo’s assessment of the murder.)
“I understand that Donald Trump doesn’t care,” Brzezinski said on-air. “But why doesn’t Mike Pompeo care right now? Are the pathetic deflections that we just heard, when he appeared on Fox & Friends, is that a patriot speaking? Or a wannabe dictator’s butt boy? I’m dead serious. I’m asking: Are these the words of a patriot?”
WIBC host Tony Katz asks when Mika is going to be fired?