Trump Picks On Jemele Hill After She Suggested Cowboys Advertiser Boycott

President Donald Trump pauses as he answers a question from the media as he arrives at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida after viewing damage from Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
President Donald Trump pauses as he answers a question from the media as he arrives at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida after viewing damage from Hurricane Irm... President Donald Trump pauses as he answers a question from the media as he arrives at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida after viewing damage from Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) MORE LESS
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October 10, 2017 10:33 a.m.

President Donald Trump attacked ESPN anchor Jemele Hill Tuesday, one day after the network suspended Hill for two weeks for tweets regarding the movement by some NFL players to kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality.

On Sunday, Hill said Dallas Cowboy’s owner Jerry Jones’ threat to bench players who disrespected the American flag “has created a problem for his players.” She also said fans could protest Jones’ threat by boycotting his advertisers.

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The White House has picked on Hill before.

After she was previously disciplined by ESPN for calling Trump a white supremacist, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the commenta fireable offense by ESPN.”

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