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ESPN distances itself from anchor Jemele Hill's Trump tweets

ESPN distances itself from anchor Jemele Hill's Trump tweets”

Hill has been a hot topic recently after calling Trump and numerous people he has surrounded himself with white supremacists.

ESPN then issued a statement explaining that although Hill has a right to her personal opinion, her tweets "crossed the line" because of the way they were shared, but the company accepted an apology from Hill. "We have addressed this with Jemele and she recognizes her actions were inappropriate", said ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz in a statement.

Hill is the co-host of ESPN's 6 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter with Michael Smith.

The White House said on Wednesday that a reporter for the sports channel ESPN should be dismissed for having described the us president Donald Trump of "white supremacist" on Twitter. Period. He is unqualified and unfit to be president. He is not a leader. "And if he were not white, he never would have been elected". Hill wrote that the comments she made about Trump expressed her personal beliefs and that she has unconditional respect for ESPN and her colleagues.

Trump has faced widespread criticism for his handling of the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in the death of a counterprotester. Tim Scott of SC, the only black Republican in the Senate.

Sanders asserted Wednesday that Trump has been clear in his condemnation of hate groups.

A native of Detroit, journalist, black, had written on Monday that Donald Trump was " all [his] life the president, the more ignorant, insulting", and said that it was " a white supremacist who is widely surrounded by other white-supremacist ". "I think that's where we need to be focused - not on outrageous statements like that one".



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