Days After Admitting She Leaked Clinton Debate Questions, Brazile Lectures Media on ‘Fake Narratives’

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Former Democratic National Committee Chairperson Donna Brazile lectured the media on "fake narratives" two weeks after she admitted to leaking debate questions to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential primaries.

Brazile took part in a panel discussion on SiriusXM where she discussed the Russian hacking of Clinton associates," Mediaite reported on Wednesday.

"This was a massive campaign," Brazile said, before she agreed with former vice president Dick Cheney's statement that Russia's actions were an act of war.

"If they can take down a woman of stature like Hillary Clinton with bogus stuff and then you have to disprove the negative to make it somehow truthful, you cannot," Brazile said.

"When the national media is complicit also and carrying on the fake narrative, the fake emails, the spoof-in, and then you have to go out there and try to make it factual," she continued, before praising media fact checkers.

During the 2016 primaries, Brazile, who was then the vice chair of the DNC, leaked debate questions to Hillary Clinton before her appearances with Bernie Sanders. Brazile admitted to her actions in a Time magazine op-ed on March 17.

Jack Heretik

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Jack is a Media Analyst for the Washington Free Beacon. He is from Northern Ohio and graduated from the Catholic University of America in 2011. Prior to joining the Free Beacon, Jack was a Production Assistant for EWTN's The World Over and worked on Sen. Bill Cassidy's 2014 campaign.

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