Joe Scarborough Leaving GOP, Since They Won't Leave Trump Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski had lots to say when they sat down with Stephen Colbert!
Posted on Jul 12, 2017 09:10am

President Trump says he's sworn off Morning Joe on MSNBC, but fortunately he could still catch hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski when they sat down with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. The pair were thrust into the national spotlight when the president repeatedly tweeted about them in June.

Normally accustomed to talking about the news, Joe and Mike spoke with Stephen about what it was like to be in the middle of the story, their long history with Trump, and the latest Russia-related Tweets from the president's son (Donald Jr.):

In the second part of their conversation, Scarborough, a former Republican congressman, broke news that he intends to become an independent after his party "betrayed their core values":

Watch Tuesday's full episode of The Late Show for Stephen's take on the news of the day, an interview with actor Andy Serkis, and a musical performance by Joe Scarborough himself.

Starting Monday, make sure to catch all of Russia Week, featuring the results of Stephen's top secret, highly publicized trip to St. Petersburg and Moscow.

Watch all-new episodes of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert weeknights at 11:35/10:35c on CBS and CBS All Access.