Jeanine Pirro Suspended From Fox News For Anti-Muslim Comments

CNN is reporting that Fox News has suspended TV host Jeanine Pirro after she questioned the patriotism of a member of Congress.
Jeanine Pirro

CNN is reporting that Fox News has suspended TV host Jeanine Pirro after she questioned the patriotism of a member of Congress.

Pirro, whose show did not air on Saturday night, was suspended by Fox News after her widely criticized commentary doubting Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s patriotism.

Last Saturday night Pirro questioned whether Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s Islamic religious beliefs stand in opposition to the US Constitution, prompting Fox to say “we strongly condemn Jeanine Pirro’s comments.”

Pirro targeted Omar — one of the few Muslim members of Congress — by noting Omar’s religious head-covering called a hijab.

“Think about it: Omar wears a hijab,” Pirro said. “Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which in itself is antithetical to the United States Constitution?”

Advertisers have since distanced themselves from Pirro’s weekly show.

The show did not appear on this weekend’s cable schedule guide. The network aired a documentary in its place.

Pirro is a staunch defender of Donald Trump, so it’s no surprise he took to Twitter to order his state television network to return her to the airwaves.

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