NEW YORK — The apparent suspension of Jeanine Pirro is squeezing Fox News Channel in two directions.
A prominent Muslim-American civil rights organization has called for advertisers to boycott Fox because of comments made by its weekend host, while a pro-Trump group is petitioning to have her reinstated.
Fox hasn’t said when the former New York-area district attorney would be back on the air, or why she was taken off. Fox did issue a statement condemning Pirro for comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar’s loyalty because she wears a Muslim head covering.
The network’s schedule for this Saturday lists another program in Pirro’s time slot.
The Associated Press