Sarah Sanders suggested Jemele Hill could be fired for her comments.
Earlier this week, ESPN SportsCenter host Jemele Hill called Donald Trump a “white supremacist” on Twitter
ESPN responded to her remarks with a statement that claimed Hill’s conduct was “inappropriate.”
On Wednesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about Jemele Hill’s comments. Sanders responded by saying that Hill’s comments were “outrageous” and that the comments were a “fireable offense.”
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders calls Jemele Hill’s comments ‘a fireable offense.’ pic.twitter.com/M0wYyZuNUp
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) September 13, 2017
Hill hosts SC6 with Michael Smith daily at 6 p.m. E.T. on ESPN. She has not commented publicly on the incident and her Twitter has been silent since ESPN’s statement.