Watch The Moment When 'Morning Joe' Loses Patience With Donald Trump

“You’ve got to let us actually ask questions. You’re just talking.”

Finally, it seems, some members of the media aren’t letting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tell one lie after another or spew racist garbage unchecked.

In an explosive exchange on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Tuesday, a visibly angry Joe Scarborough cut Trump off and broke for a commercial as the reality TV star ranted about “no-go zones” in Paris and London that have been populated with Islamic extremists to the point that police are afraid to enter -- a claim that has been widely debunked.

“Alright, Donald -- no, no, no, no, Donald,” Scarborough said. “You’ve got to let us ask questions. You can’t just talk.”

“I’m not just talking. I’m giving you the facts,” Trump shot back.

“No, you’ve got to let us actually ask questions. You’re just talking,” Scarborough said before threatening to go to commercial break.

“All right, go to break then, Joe,” Trump rambled, speaking over the host. “All I’m doing is giving you the facts and you don’t want to hear the facts.”

“All right, go to break, everyone,” Scarborough said, following through with his threat. “Go to break right now. We’ll be right back with ‘Morning Joe.’”

Trump had come on the MSNBC show to discuss his recent call to bar all Muslim Americans from entering the country -- a proposal that some commentators say could cause the Republican Party to unite against him. Co-host Mika Brzezinski had pressed him on whether the proposal was counterproductive given that it would alienate potential Muslim allies.

“Let me ask you this: Do you believe that we need members of the Muslim American community -- of the Muslim community around the world -- to help fight the war on terror and that perhaps this is incredibly counterproductive?” Brzezinski asked.

“No, I think it’s something that has to be done,” Trump said. “I’m not looking at this long term. I’m looking at this [as] temporary. We have to get our hands around a very serious problem.”

Gabriel Arana is senior media editor at The Huffington Post.
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