Jemele Hill (Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)
Photo: John W. McDonough/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images
Photo: John W. McDonough/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

Donald Trump blasts ESPN’s Jemele Hill

President Donald Trump took a break from criticizing politicians, including his fellow Republicans, such as outgoing Sen. Bob Corker and ratcheting up tensions with North Korea to weigh in on Jemele Hill.

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ESPN suspended Hill following her tweets suggesting fans boycott Dallas Cowboys advertisers as a way of registering their displeasure with team policies regarding players who kneel during the playing of the national anthem.

Hill is hearing from outspoken supporters as well, including Trump nemesis Rosie O’Donnell.

Hill previously conflicted with her employer over her social media post calling Trump a white supremacist.

Afterward, ESPN apologized. This time, the network said in a statement she drew the suspension for running afoul of its social media policy. Here are her posts that preceded the latest action:

She was commenting on Cowboys owner Jerry Jones saying players who do not stand during the national anthem could be benched.

Over the weekend, Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game in Indianapolis after players knelt.

He explained his actions in a series of tweets:

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