CNN reporter Elise Labott was suspended and forced to apologize over a controversial tweet she posted Thursday afternoon.

The tweet came on the heels of the House bill that passed by a 289-137 margin. The bill aims to suspend allowing Syrian refugees into the United States following last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris.


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The tweet read, “House passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees. Statue of Liberty bows head in anguish.”

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Labott was put on leave for 2 weeks.

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