ESPN says it accepts Jemele Hill's apology for Trump tweets


ESPN says it accepts Jemele Hill's apology for Trump tweets
  1. ESPN says it accepts Jemele Hill's apology for Trump tweets
    dailydemocrat.com
    NEW YORK >> ESPN says it has accepted the apology of its "Sportscenter" host Jemele Hill for tweeting earlier this week that President Donald Trump was a "white supremacist" and "bigot."White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday called Hill's comments outrageous and something that could be considered a fire-able offense by…
    U.S.
President Donald Trump waits outside the West Wing of the White House for the arrival of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Tuesday in Washington. ESPN distanced itself from anchor Jemele Hill’s tweets one day after she called Trump “a white supremacist” and “a bigot.” Evan Vucci — The Associated Press

NEW YORK >> ESPN says it has accepted the apology of its “Sportscenter” host Jemele Hill for tweeting earlier this week that President Donald Trump was a “white supremacist” and “bigot.”

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday called Hill’s comments outrageous and something that could be considered a fire-able offense by ESPN.

The network said in a statement issued shortly…

President Donald Trump waits outside the West Wing of the White House for the arrival of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Tuesday in Washington. ESPN distanced itself from anchor Jemele Hill’s tweets one day after she called Trump “a white supremacist” and “a bigot.”
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    Greanvillepost.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 22:35 greanvillepost.com
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    Greanvillepost.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 21:21 greanvillepost.com
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  3. Dr. Najib

    Greanvillepost.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 20:18 greanvillepost.com
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    Greanvillepost.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 17:56 greanvillepost.com
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    Greanvillepost.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 17:56 greanvillepost.com
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    Wtvq.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 17:55 wtvq.com
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    Yankton.net - U.S.
    10.07 / 17:54 yankton.net
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    Yankton.net - U.S.
    10.07 / 17:54 yankton.net
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    Yankton.net - U.S.
    10.07 / 17:54 yankton.net
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    Yankton.net - U.S.
    10.07 / 17:54 yankton.net
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    Yankton.net - U.S.
    10.07 / 17:54 yankton.net
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    Americansforprosperity.org - U.S.
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    Naplesherald.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 15:10 naplesherald.com
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    Naplesherald.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 15:10 naplesherald.com
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    10.07 / 14:51 wtvq.com
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    10.07 / 14:51 wtvq.com
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    10.07 / 14:51 wtvq.com
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    Yankton.net - U.S.
    10.07 / 14:16 yankton.net
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    Yankton.net - U.S.
    10.07 / 14:16 yankton.net
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    Wtvq.com - U.S.
    10.07 / 14:16 wtvq.com
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