Fox News condemns the words of Jeanine Pirro talking about Ilhan Omar

The Fox News channel this Saturday not aired the program «Justice with judge Jeanine» (Judge Jeanine), replacing it with the documentary series «Scandal: the Trial of William Kennedy Smith». Last Saturday, host Jeanine Pirro spoke about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, hinting that the representative of Minnesota, may, gives precedence to Sharia law over the U.S. Constitution.

Fox News condemns the words of Jeanine Pirro talking about Ilhan Skidmore/CC

«Omar wears a headscarf, which, according to the Koran, it is required to carry women so that they are not subjected to assault by men. Does not indicate whether her commitment to the Islamic doctrine of allegiance to Sharia law, which in itself is contrary to the Constitution of the United States?» she said.

On Sunday, a representative of Fox News refused to tell USA Today whether the removal of the ether transfer Pirro political implications, saying that «not comment on matters of internal planning».

But today, in its statement, the channel expressed directly: «We strongly condemn the comments Jeanine Pirro about a member of the house of representatives Ilhan Omar. They do not reflect the view of the canal, and we discussed this issue with her directly.»

Officer Fox Hufsa Kamal spoke personally to the colleague: «@JudgeJeanine you can stop spreading the lie that Muslims hate America, and women wearing hijab, not enough American? With you on the same channel are Muslims, including me.»

@JudgeJeanine can you stop spreading this false narrative that somehow Muslims hate America or women who wear a hijab aren’t American enough? You have Muslims working at the same network you do, including myself. K thx.

— Hufsa Kamal (@hufkat) March 10, 2019

Later it became known that the words of Pirro prompted several advertisers to abandon cooperation with its transmission. Among them, the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk.

«We respect the right of everyone to Express their beliefs, but at the moment reviewing the decision on the placement of our ads in the program,» — said in today’s statement.

In defense of the presenter in his Twitter spoke out Donald trump: «Return @JudgeJeanine. Radical left Democrats, working closely with his favorite partner, «false news», using all the tricks to SILENCE the majority of our country. They launched a campaign against leading Fox News who are too successful.»

Bring back @JudgeJeanine Pirro. The Radical Left Democrats, working closely with their beloved partner, the Fake News Media is using every trick in the book to SILENCE a majority of our Country. They have all out campaigns against @FoxNews hosts who are doing too well. Fox …..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 17, 2019

She Jeanine Pirro after criticism in his address invited Ilhan Omar to appear on her show and said he just wanted to «ask a question and start a discussion.» Pirro says that he knows that to be a Muslim «does not mean not to support the Constitution.»

It is unclear will there be these debates, and if it will transfer «Justice with judge Jeanine» on the air again. At least at the moment it’s not in the Fox News schedule for the coming weekend.