Joe Scarborough announces he is leaving the GOP

Joe Scarborough announces he is leaving the GOP
Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Er…he was still in the GOP?  Who knew?]

MSNBC morning host and former congressman Joe Scarborough has announced that he is officially leaving the Republican Party.

Scarborough’s announcement came Tuesday during an appearance with his fiancée, Mika Brzezinski, on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” the New York Post reports.

“I am a Republican but I’m not gonna be a Republican anymore,” Scarborough said. “I’m gonna become an Independent.” …

Scarborough served in the House of Representatives as a Republican from Florida’s first district from 1995 to 2001.

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