Sanders Suggests ESPN Anchor Should Be Fired For Calling Trump 'A Bigot'

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Hill called Trump a "white supremacist who surrounds himself with white supremacists" and "Trump is the most ignorant, offensive president of my lifetime".

Hill made her statement in a series of replies to her followers on Twitter. Do you feel she should received a harsher punishment from the network for her comments about President Trump or did ESPN handle the situation fairly? He is not a leader. She has also hosted Numbers Will Never Lie and His and Hers.

From the White House podium, Sarah Sanders said Hill's criticism of the president was a "fireable offense by ESPN".

Hill, who hosts the network's "SportsCenter", lit up social media when she called the president a "white supremacist" in an extensive tweet rant.

According to the Washington Post, ESPN has fired people over posting controversial comments on social media comments.

"He loves black people so much that he pandered to racists by using a flag that unquestionably stands for dehumanizing black people", Hill tweeted about Kid Rock Monday night.

ESPN's handling of its latest controversy offers fresh evidence that the network will punish employees for expressing conservative views while liberal staffers are given a pass - regardless of how it impacts the company's bottom line. ESPN, increasingly criticized by conservatives for what they see as liberal editorializing, was suddenly a lightning rod in a political clash. I didn't ask Colin Kaepernick to kneel.

ESPN issued a statement in an effort to distance the network from Hill's comments about Trump. Glad you could live with voting for him. This is insulting to many good and smart voters who chose Trump not because he's white, but because he represented a drastic change from a partisan American political system that many people believe is broken.

But several athletes and people in the media took to Twitter to voice support for the anchor, including unemployed National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who posted "We are with you (at) jemelehill".

Hill, who has not publicly commented on the matter, did not immediately return a request to comment.

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