Judge Jeanine Pirro on Donna Brazile: 'What a Lying, Scheming, Machiavellian Democrat'

Brazile admitted to passing debate question to Clinton

Donna Brazile / Twitter screenshot
March 20, 2017

Judge Jeanine Pirro said that former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile "finally [found] redemption" after she admitted to passing along debate questions to 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Pirro made the statements about Brazile while blasting other prominent liberals, Fox News reported.

"And this week, Donna Brazile, that good Christian woman, finally finds redemption and confesses that she passed on debate questions to her girlfriend, Hillary, which didn't do Hillary much good, which shows you how bad Hillary really was as a candidate," Pirro said.

Pirro continued to lay into Brazile by pointing out that she lied.

"What a lying, scheming, Machiavellian, Democrat," she said. "And she uses as a defense to her lie that she's being persecuted as a good Christian woman?"

Pirro called Brazile's actions "unseemly" and "demonic," and said that Brazile tried to shift blame from her mistake onto a third party.

"It's not only unseemly, but it's demonic ... and then she continues the narrative that it's all really the Russians fault," Pirro said.

"Folks, this is nuts," she said.

Brazile was accused in October of passing on debate questions to Clinton when emails between Brazile and Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta were leaked. Brazile avoided fully admitting she passed on topics to Clinton until March 17, when she wrote a piece for Time titled "Russian DNC Narrative Played Out Exactly As They Hoped."

Brazile said she will "forever regret" what she did.

"I had been working behind the scenes to add more town hall events and debates to the primary calendar, and I helped ensure those events included diverse moderators and addressed topics vital to minority communities," Brazile wrote. "My job was to make all our Democratic candidates look good, and I worked closely with both campaigns to make that happen. But sending those emails was a mistake I will forever regret."