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READ: Fox News Responds to Jeanine Pirro Comments: ‘We Strongly Condemn Jeanine Pirro’s Comments About Rep. Ilhan Omar’

Even Fox wasn't having it.
Jeanine Pirro

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Fox News has condemned host Jeanine Pirro after she suggested Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) use of a hijab could be “indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which in itself is antithetical to the United States Constitution.”

“We strongly condemn Jeanine Pirro’s comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar. They do not reflect those of the network and we have addressed the matter with her directly,” the network said in a statement.

The statement comes a day after Pirro attacked Omar for comments critics say are antisemitic:

“Your party is not anti-Israel, she is. Think about this. She’s not getting this anti-Israel sentiment doctrine from the Democrat Party. So if it’s not rooted in the party, where is she getting it from? Think about it. Omar wears a hijab, which according to the Quran 33:59, tells women to cover so they won’t get molested. Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine “indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which in itself is antithetical to the United States Constitution?”

Critics have railed against Pirro since she made the remarks.

Pirro has attempted to clarify her remarks.

“I’ve seen a lot of comments about my opening statement from Saturday night’s show and I did not call Rep. Omar un-American,” Pirro said. “My intention was to ask a question and start a debate, but of course because one is Muslim does not mean you don’t support the Constitution.”

Pirro said Omar is welcome “to come on my show any time to discuss all of the important issues facing America today.”

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