Jeanine Pirro’s Return To Fox News Postponed Due To ‘Family Emergency’

Jeanine Pirro during the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center February 23, 2017 in National Harbor, Maryland. Hosted by the American Conservative Union, CPAC i... Jeanine Pirro during the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center February 23, 2017 in National Harbor, Maryland. Hosted by the American Conservative Union, CPAC is an annual gathering of right wing politicians, commentators and their supporters. (Photo by Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 30, 2019 12:05 p.m.

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro’s scheduled Friday return to the network was postponed due to an unspecified family emergency.

Pirro was supposed to appear on Sean Hannity’s program after her weekly show was bumped two weeks in a row over her Islamophobic comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

Pirro questioned how Omar could be loyal to America since she chooses to wear the hijab, which the Fox host called “antithetical to the United States Constitution.” The network condemned her comments but never explicitly suspended her.

Hannity said in his Friday show that he unexpectedly had to cancel his plans to chat with Pirro.

“She had a really serious family emergency come up, couldn’t be with us,” Hannity said. “I don’t know the nature of it. We always pray for her.”

President Trump, a longtime personal friend of Pirro’s, has lobbied for her return to the show, saying Fox should “stop working soooo hard on being politically correct.”

h/t Mediaite

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