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While speaking to reporters at her Wednesday press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders denounced ESPN co-host Jemele Hill's tweet describing President Donald Trump as a white supremacist as “outrageous.”

“I think that's one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make,” Sanders told a reporter who asked about Hill's comments. Sanders further suggested that Hill leveling that accusation was a “fireable offense” but refused to comment on why prominent African-Americans like Hill were making comments like that.

On Monday, Hill tweeted a series of attacks on Trump:

ESPN responded on Tuesday by explaining that it spoke with Hill, who recognized her comments were inappropriate:

Watch Sanders's comments below, via Fox News.

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