September 11, 2018

After a discussion of the death of NYT White House correspondent Adam Clymer, the Morning Joe panel returned to a discussion of Trump on 9/11.

"And going back to what David Ignatius said about Donald Trump on 9/11, it had to be a sober day for him," Joe Scarborough said.

"It was so sober that in an interview, do you remember what he said?" he asked Willie Geist.

"I do. He called into WWOR and he said, 'I guess my building is the tallest now,'" Geist said.

"As the twin towers fell, Donald Trump chose that moment to say, 'well, I guess my buildings are the tallest now.'"

"He was, of course, not only extraordinarily insensitive and boorish, he was, as he had today, wrong. and we're going to be talking about that, Mika, when we talk about Donald Trump and his booming economy. My gosh, this was the most booming economy, what, in a century, did he say?"

"Yeah. He's overseeing a booming economy that he adopted," Mika Brzezinski said.

Here's the call:

And here's what Trump tweeted about this morning:

It's always about him. Always.

UPDATE: Oh, and he claimed to help clear away the rubble on 9/11:

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