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White House Spox: Jemele Hill's Anti-Trump Tweets 'a Fireable Offense'

White House Press Sec. Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Sept. 13. 2017. (Youtube screenshot)

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn’t hold back when asked about an ESPN host’s now-famous anti-Trump Twitter tirade calling the president a white supremacist.

SportsCenter co-host Jemele Hill began her tirade by saying, “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.”

A reporter asked Sanders if the president was aware of the comment.

“I’m not sure if he’s aware [of that comment] but I think that’s one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make — and certainly something that I think is a fireable offense by ESPN,” Sanders answered.

Whether or not the White House should be recommending anyone’s firing is certainly debatable, but one thing is for sure: Hill is not in any danger of that happening. ESPN has thus far only issued a mild rebuke of her comments, saying the comments don’t represent the position of the network and that they have discussed the issue with her.

Her anti-Trump comments, meanwhile, remain on Twitter for all to see:

ESPN has not even asked her to take down her offensive tweets.