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Twitter Reacts to Sarah Sanders Saying Jemele Hill Should be Fired: ‘Sit the Hell Down’

During today’s White House press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders weighed in on the latest media controversy. Regarding the whole brouhaha that has developed over ESPN host Jemele Hill tweeting that the President Donald Trump is a “white supremacist” — something Hill has since been reprimanded for — Sanders used the podium to declare that Hill’s comments were a “fireable offense.”

Well, considering that the White House spokesperson called on a private individual to be terminated from her job, it didn’t take long for Twitter to react.

Meanwhile, Politico’s Jack Shafer felt that this was all just a tactic by the White House to distract the media:

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