One MSNBC host is calling for the Senate to tell President Donald J. Trump to heel, citing fears sparked by Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), who suggested that the president’s actions could start World War III.
On Wednesday’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough said Republican senators need to “take immediate action” to limit President Donald Trump’s “ability to launch nuclear weapons,” and may even want to consider removing him from office.
“Every Republican senator on Capitol Hill has the record before them,” Scarborough said, listing instances in which guests or hosts on his show brought up fears over the president’s actions, and citing times the president has mentioned nuclear weapons.
Circling back to Corker’s comments, Scarborough said, “Having the most powerful Republican on Capitol Hill saying Donald Trump’s erratic words and actions are leading us towards World War III … could lead us towards World War III. They are not pushing back to that reality.”
Scarborough continued his rant, asking at what point the Senate should “step forward as a…