Fox News suspends former Trump aide over “cotton-picking” remark

Fox News has slapped a two week suspension on President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager David Bossie, who told Democratic strategist Joel Payne, who is black, “you’re out of your mind,” the Daily Beast reports.

The details: Bossie, a veteran conservative activist and paid Fox News commentator, made the remarks Sunday on Fox & Friends Weekend. Host Ed Henry condemned the comments after a commercial break, saying: “I want to make clear that Fox News and this show, myself, we don’t agree with that particular phrase. It was obviously offensive.” Bossie also tweeted an apology.

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