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White House blasts ‘double standard’ about Olbermann, Hill, Griffin, Behar anti-Trump comments

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders quoted by ESPN’s Jemele Hill, and ABC’s Joy Behar anti-Trump comments on Wednesday.

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, says President Trump wants to know why Disney CEO Bob Iger has not apologized for the “terrible things” said by his anti-Trump personalities such as Keith Olbermann, Jemele Hill, Joy Behar and Kathy Griffin.

“Where was Bob Iger an apology to the staff of the White house for Jemele Hill, the President and everyone associated with it calls, is a white supremacist?” Sanders asked during the Wednesday press briefing, referring to the ESPN host. “For Christians the world over for Joy Behar Christianity gets a mental illness?” Behar is a frequent Trump critics.

“And where is the apology from Bob Iger, ESPN hiring Keith Olbermann?”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders asked.

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Sanders continued: “Where was the sorry for Kathy Griffin on a profane rant against the President on ‘the View’, after a photo showed her holding the President of Trump ‘ s severed head? And where is the apology from Bob Iger, ESPN hiring Keith Olbermann after his many words-laced tweets attack on the President as a ” Nazi, and even expanded Olbermann’s role after this attack on the family of the President.”

“This is a double standard to talk to the President,” said Sanders.

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Sarah Sanders asked: “Where’s Bob Iger was an apology to the staff of the White house for Jemele Hill, the President and everyone associated with it calls, is a white supremacist?”

The Walt Disney Company owns ABC, where Behar and Griffin appearing on “the view” and ESPN (the TV channel, where hills and Olbermann appear on TV.

Sanders made the remarks in response to Iger sorry, Valerie Jarrett, the former adviser to President Barack Obama, after ABC canceled the “Roseanne” show, because the actress Roseanne Barr’s racist comments about Jarrett. In a now-deleted tweet, Barr Jarrett as “the Muslim brotherhood & the planet of the apes had a baby.”

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Earlier Wednesday, Trump responded for the first time on the Barr controversy by criticizing Sodium.

“Where was the sorry for Kathy Griffin on a profane rant against the President on The view, after a photo showed her holding the President of Trump ‘ s severed head?” Sarah Sanders asked.

“Bob Iger of ABC by the name of Valerie Jarrett to tell her that ABC does not tolerate any comments like this” made by Roseanne Barr,” Trump tweeted Wednesday. “Man, he never President Donald J. Trump to apologize called, for the TERRIBLE statements and said to me, on ABC. Maybe I didn’t get the call?'”

Bob Iger of ABC by the name of Valerie Jarrett to tell her that “ABC does not tolerate any comments like this” by Roseanne Barr. Man, he was never President Donald J. Trump to apologize called, for the TERRIBLE statements and said to me, on ABC. Maybe I didn’t get the call?

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 30. May 2018

An interview with reporters, said Sanders trump was “to just show the bias and hypocrisy in the media.” She said, “the most terrible things,” said President and “no one is you.”

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders asked why Disney’s Iger has not apologized“ to the Christians around the world for Joy, Christianity calls Behar a mental disease.”

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“No one defended her comments,” Sanders Barr said. “You are inappropriate. But that was the point, he was there.”

 

 

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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