MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski attacks 'pathetic' Kevin McCarthy: 'He just has no self-respect'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was on the receiving end of a verbal blitz from MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski on Tuesday after he defended military personnel repeatedly staying at Trump's resort in Scotland.

"This is really pathetic," Brzezinski tweeted alongside a video of McCarthy's remarks.

"He just has no self respect. None at all. This was so hard to watch and on top of it, it was really bad acting. #yikes #ew," she added.

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During a press conference on Tuesday, McCarthy dismissed controversy surrounding the stays by suggesting Trump's hotel was just like any other.

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"The president's resorts are hotels that he owns, that people are traveling. It's just like any other hotel," McCarthy said. "I know that people will look at it. I don't know that that's different than anything else. Is it different than if I go and stay or eat at a Marriott here or eat at the Trump?

"The president isn't asking me to. He's competing in a private enterprise. It's [not] something he controls in that process, so if it's in the process, they can stay there."

Brzezinski has a history of knocking the minority leader and, in particular, calling him "Steve."

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"Steve, keep going. This is SO worth it .." Brzezinski tweeted in January. She had posted a video of McCarthy defending Trump amid a government shutdown in which the president demanded Democrats fund his request for a southern border wall.