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Kushner Reportedly Used Threat of Enquirer Story to Solicit Apology From Morning Joe to Trump

On Friday, Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski wrote in the Washington Post that, earlier this year, "top White House staff members warned that the National Enquirer was planning to publish a negative article about us unless we begged the president to have the story spiked." They say they did not end up speaking to Trump about the piece; for his part, though, Trump tweeted this morning that Scarborough asked him to "stop" the piece but that he refused.
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