ESPN suspends Jemele Hill for violating social media policy. Donald Trump responds

ESPN suspends Jemele Hill for violating social media policy. Donald Trump responds

The president then used Twitter to dabble into health care and immigration policy before calling out Hill, who was suspended Monday for two weeks for firing off more controversial tweets, this time about the NFL's national anthem protests.

Hill was suspended after she told her Twitter followers they should consider boycotting advertisers of the Dallas Cowboys, after owner Jerry Jones threatened to bench players who kneeled during the national anthem before games. This week, Hill's online comments about Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones prompted the network to sit her down for two weeks and there has been a strong push back in social media. At the time, ESPN said it had addressed the comments with Hill and "she recognizes her actions were inappropriate".

Hill previously came under fire for her tweets criticizing president Donald Trump, specifically one in which she called him a "white supremacist".

Hill also said Trump was the "most ignorant, offensive president" and "unqualified and unfit to be president". She did say that the Twitter posts "painted ESPN in an unfair light".

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"If there's anything that is disrespectful to the flag, then we will not play", Jones said, ESPN reported. It had appeared that Hill in her series of tweets Sunday night was advocating a boycott of the NFL.

NY radio hosts Charlamagne Tha God and Ebro Darden have put their station rivalry to the side to and weighed-in on the controversial suspension of ESPN personality Jemele Hill. "If you feel strongly about [Jerry Jones'] statement, boycott his advertisers". While she tweeted that she's not advocating for a National Football League boycott, she did write that "Change happens when advertisers are impacted. Change tax law!" Trump tweeted. Trump tweeted in the early morning hours of (October 10).

US Vice President Mike Pence, who attended match between the Indianapolis Colts and the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday, walked out of the stadium after almost 20 players of the visiting knelt during the anthem.

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