Over the last year and a half since Donald Trump became a candidate for president, his relationship with the media has been poor, often engaging in public feuds with various hosts, networks, and newspapers. After one MSNBC host was accused of spending New Year's Eve partying with Trump, things quickly went south on Twitter.

MSNBC freak out

There's only been a handful of reporters and members of the media that Donald Trump has been friendly with since announcing his candidacy in June 2015. One those names was Joe Scarborough, the co-host of "Morning Joe" on MSNBC.

At one point, Scarborough, and co-host Mika Brzezinski, were so close to Trump that they would speak outside of the show. However, the billionaire real estate mogul clashed with the hosts several times during the election, and the relationship seemed over. Despite this, Sopan Deb of CBS pushed the idea that Scarborough spent New Year's Eve partying the night away with the president elect, but as seen on his official Twitter account on January 1, the MSNBC host is pushing back.

It started when Sopan Deb tweeted an excerpt of an article from the New York Times claiming the "Morning Joe" MSNBC hosts were at a Mar-a-Largo New Year's Eve party.

Quickly, Joe Scarborough fired back. "Partied? You're very good at pushing fake news. You should write for CNN. Apparently making up facts is fine if you're writing about us," Scarborough tweeted on Sunday night. "One of the more entertaining aspects of media coverage of media is how so many who blast Trump for half truths attack us with half truths," he went on to write in a follow-up tweet.

Not backing down

Not stopping there, Joe Scarborough explained that the claim he "partied" with Donald Trump was "not even close," while pointing out how he criticized his campaign for being "racist, xenophobic and disqualifying." "I'm tired of hacks attacking politicians for lies and false narratives and then doing the same to us," Scarborough continued, before asking, "Does @CBSNews know that you just make shit up on your twitter feed?"

After Sopan responded on Twitter by asking how the report was wrong if the hosts were at the location, Joe Scarborough broke down exactly how his night went.

"I 'partied' last night by watching Groundhog Day and Ghostbusters with my kids," the MSNBC host wrote, before adding, "Then watched the Mariah Carey dumpster fire."

Going further, Scarborough explained that Donald Trump was holding a black tie event at his resort, but that he, along with Brzezinski, were only there to take part in a "preset meeting" with the president-elect, and that they didn't attend the party.

"Anyone suggesting otherwise is a hypocrite who ignores what great journalists from Ben Bradlee to Tom Brokaw have done for years," Joe Scarborough wrote. The two went back and forth for the better part of the next hour, arguing over the issue in question. Sopan Dep appeared to mock Scarborough for calling the report "fake news," despite being at the the location, though not for the party. The rest of their conversation could be found on their Twitter accounts, @JoeNBC and @SopanDeb.