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Melania Spox: Trump ‘Will Punch Back 10 Times Harder’ When Attacked

In response to the president’s Thursday morning tweets waging personal war against MSNBC’s Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, Melania Trump’s communications director said the first lady supports her husband’s attack. “As the first lady has stated publicly,” Stephanie Grishman told CNN, “when her husband gets attacked, he will punch back 10 times harder.” Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also defended the president, saying he is someone who “fights fire with fire.” President Trump tweeted that he rejected requests by “Crazy Mika” and “Psycho Joe” to spend time together around New Year’s Eve, when he claimed Brzezinski had been “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”