FOX News Hires Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile as Contributor Angering Some on Both Sides

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 3/19/2019 | Mike LaChance
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Former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile has made regular appearances on FOX News over the years, but expect to see more of her in the future. As an official contributor, FOX will pay her to offer opinion and analysis.

Caitlin Oprysko reports at Politico:

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Former interim DNC Chairwoman Donna Brazile is joining Fox News as a commentator, the network said on Monday.

The longtime Democratic operative will offer commentary on both Fox News and Fox Business, and her move comes as some in the Democratic Party have accused the channel of functioning as state-run television for President Donald Trump, especially after an article in the New Yorker outlined how intertwined the network is with Trump’s White House.

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Brazile in a statement said she was “delighted” to join the network and said she was eager to represent Democrats for Fox News viewers, who she argued don’t “hear enough from Democrats.”

She acknowledged that she might catch heat from members of her party for the move, saying that “my response is that, if we’ve learned anything from the 2016 election, it is that we can’t have a country where we don’t talk to those who disagree with our political views.”

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The Daily Mail notes that Brazile lost her last gig at CNN when she leaked questions to the Hillary Clinton campaign ahead of a 2016 presidential town hall:

Former Democratic National Committee chief Donna Brazile, who was fired by...
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