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Wed Dec 4, 2013, 02:50 PM

Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC [View all]

Source: Huffington Post

Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC

Jack Mirkinson

The Huffington PostDec 04, 2013

Martin Bashir has resigned from MSNBC, he announced in an email posted by Mediaite on Wednesday.

Bashir had been under fire for weeks after making highly incendiary comments about Sarah Palin.

Bashir's email read:

After making an on-air apology, I asked for permission to take some additional time out around the Thanksgiving holiday.

Upon further reflection, and after meeting with the President of MSNBC, I have tendered my resignation. It is my sincere hope that all of my colleagues, at this special network, will be allowed to focus on the issues that matter without the distraction of myself or my ill-judged comments.

Read more: http://www.huffpost.com/us/entry/4385884

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