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Donald Trump blasts ESPN's Jemele Hill

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

ESPN suspended her 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 National Anthem.

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Hill is hearing from outspoken supporters as well - including Trump nemesis Rosie O'Donnell:

Hill previously crossed ways with her employer with 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 C owboys 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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