Minnesota politician thanks Fox for condemning Jeanine Pirro

Minnesota politician thanks Fox for condemning Jeanine Pirro

NEW YORK(AP) — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar thanked Fox News on Monday for condemning comments made on the network by weekend host Jeanine Pirro centering on the freshman Democrat’s wearing of a traditional Muslim head covering.

Fox said it “strongly condemned” Pirro’s Saturday night commentary and said it had addressed the matter with her. Pirro did not apologize.

On her show, Pirro noted that the Minnesota representative wears a hijab in apparent conformity to a directive in the Quran.

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