Scarborough then noted people close to Trump have questioned his mental fitness. Scarborough said. He added, under Trump's leadership the country had moved closer to war on the Korean Peninsula than most Americans know.
Speaking live on air during MSNBC's Morning Joe, he discussed the temperament of Donald Trump as the president of the United States. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said "the president has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the competence that he needs to demonstrate in order to be successful".
During a segment on Trump's increasingly erratic behavior, Scarborough suggested the president's cabinet members invoke to 25th amendment to remove "the scam developer, scam Trump University proprietor, reality TV show host" from office. Trump said. "And will they terminate low ratings Joe Scarborough based on the "unsolved mystery" that took place in Florida years ago?" "Everybody around Donald Trump knows he's not stable. I said America will be strong, we will survive this, but right now at this particular moment-and we're going to get to this in a minute with Richard Haass-we're headed towards a nuclear showdown", Scarborough said.
Back when Scarborough was a Congressman in Florida, a staffer named Lori Klausutis died in one of his district offices. An autopsy report found that she had been feeling unwell and heart problems caused her to fall on her desk and hit her head. The incident has been the subject of numerous conspiracy theories, majority involving Scarborough ordering Klausutis murdered.
Back in July, Scarborough said, "Far be it from me to speculate on the president's state of mind" - before proceeding to speculate on the president's state of mind regarding Russia's interference in the 2016 USA election.
After news broke of NBC's firing of Matt Lauer due to sexual harassment allegations, Trump vaguely accused NBC chairman Andy Lack of wrongdoing. "You don't represent him, you represent 320 million people, whose lives are literally in your hands, and we are facing a showdown with a nuclear superpower".