Al to ESPN: Do Not firE hEr

New York Daily News - - NEWS -

ESPN will take a ma­jor league hit in the rat­ings if the net­work bows to White House pres­sure to fire Jemele Hill, the Rev. Al Sharp­ton said on Satur­day. “If ESPN vi­o­lates her rights, then we will ex­er­cise our rights,” Sharp­ton told the crowd at his Na­tional Ac­tion Net­work head­quar­ters in Har­lem, ac­cord­ing to CBS New York. The sports broad­cast­ing com­pany has faced crit­i­cism from the Trump administration af­ter Hill, who is black, called the Pres­i­dent a white su­prem­a­cist on Twit­ter. ESPN dis­tanced it­self from Hill’s re­marks, but has made no move to dis­miss her af­ter White House press sec­re­tary Sarah Huck­abee San­ders called her com­ments a fire­able of­fense. Sharp­ton said the White House re­sponse has been out of line. “To ter­mi­nate her based on in­tim­i­da­tion from the White House is un­ac­cept­able,” he said.

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