ESPN’s public editor wrote Jemele Hill had made a “mistake” with her tweets calling President Donald Trump a “white supremacist” this week, saying she had violated network guidelines about making public political pronouncements.
An anti-Trump political action committee filed an ethics complaint Thursday against White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders after she said ESPN host Jemele Hill committed a “fireable offense.”
President Donald Trump called for an apology from ESPN on Friday after one if its anchors called him a “white supremacist,” slamming the network for falling ratings because of its politics.
ESPN anchor Jemele Hill released a statement late Wednesday about her tweets that President Donald Trump is a “white supremacist,” saying her remarks expressed her own views but regretting she put the network in an “unfair light.”
ESPN said in a statement Tuesday that “SportsCenter” host Jemele Hill’s tweets calling President Donald Trump a white supremacist were not representative of the network.