NBC News has gone through a rocky few weeks. Just days after host of the “Today” show Matt Lauer and MSNBC reporter Mark Halperin were fired, another network star — and regular MSNBC “Morning Joe” contributor — is now out of a job.
Harold Ford Jr. will no longer be a contributor on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program after allegations of sexual misconduct against him surfaced. In fact, Ford — a former Democratic congressman from Tennessee turned Wall Street insider — is no longer welcome into the studio.
“Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski announced Friday that Ford and MSNBC agreed the frequent contributor would not appear until resolving recent accusations.
The announcement comes a day after Ford was fired from his lucrative position at financial giant Morgan Stanley amid a report by The Huffington Post that a woman alleged that Ford forcibly grabbed