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Joe Scarborough Says He's Done With GOP, Then Rocks Out on 'The Late Show'

On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the conservative voice of "Morning Joe" and former Republican Congressman of Florida, Joe Scarborough made a big announcement. "I am a Republican but I'm not going to be a Republican anymore. I've got to become an independent."

Scarborough's announcement of departure from the GOP comes from being fed up with the Republican party's multitude of excuses for the behavior of a Donald Trump and the deafening silence regarding Donald Trump Junior's admission of collusion with the Russians.

"What have you heard from the Republican party today? Nothing. There's always silence," he said. He went on to say, "That's not a party Ronald Reagan could associate with, certainly not a party that I can associate with."

Scarborough has been appalled by the blatant disrespect to basic American protections including religious freedom saying, "I remember in December of 2015 when Donald Trump supported a Muslim ban. I said on the air, it's very simple, it's black and white, I said, I can never vote for anybody Though Scarborough had some strong opinions he said he doesn't want to run for public office, and it seems he has another career he's dipping his toes into: Rock n' roll.