Fox News’ Tomi Lahren has apologized after she asked during last night’s debate, “Kamala did you fight for ideals or did you sleep your way to the top with Willie Brown?”:

The offending tweet is still up:

She was called out last night by a number of people, including Fox News’ Kat Timpf:

And according to Brian Stelter’s newsletter, multiple Fox employees were unhappy with her tweet:

I did hear from several Fox employees who reached out to me on their own accord. “It makes me sick that I work for the same company as Tomi Lahren,” one Fox employee told me. “Mindblowing how we give this woman a job.” Another employee texted me the URL to Lahren’s tweet, calling it “unacceptable.”

We’ll note that Lahren double and triple-downed on it last night even as criticism mounted:

And she’s touched on this before on her show:

So, why apologize now? It does sound like Fox suits forced her hand on this: