Donna Brazile, an employee of Fox News, defended former President Barack Obama on Friday after criticizing his reaction to Russia's intervention during the 2016 elections.
"I think they've done everything without beating the alarm bells," she said of Obama's government. The subject came when Dana Perino, moderator of Fox News, asked Brazile in "The Daily Briefing," according to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report – something Brazile said should be a "wake-up call" because of its disquieting results on Russian intervention.
If Obama had done more against Russian interference, critics would have accused him of trying to help his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her race against then-candidate Donald Trump.
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"He was in a box," Brazile said of Obama. "Maybe President Trump is in a box," she added before calling for action to prevent future interference. Their comments came when the Obama administration was again confronted with the espionage of the Trump campaign.
Müller's investigation found insufficient evidence to formally accuse Trump's collision campaign, although it contained details of the activities involved in the matter.
In a previous interview on "Outnumbered," former president Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Defended the former president. He said he would not have to apologize for the results of Müller. Müller's report, he said, "created a multitude of contacts between the Trump campaign and the Russians."
Fox News news editor Ed Henry, who arrived in Brazile on Friday for "The Daily Briefing," stated that Democrats Trump should give Associates credit because he has not taken any Russian "bait". "Where did the Trump people who did not take the bait come from, I mean, we've heard for two years they did it," he said.
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Brazile disagreed that the Trump campaign "exploited" information from Wikileaks, an organization with suspected links to Russia, to create a "false narrative".
"Every day the Trump campaign would receive the Wikileaks information, they would bomb it, and he used it in his daily rallies and daily meetings," said Brazile. Brazile, who served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee during the election, refused to take a decision on whether your party should prosecute the President.
This question arose when Mueller's report accused Trump of obstructing the judiciary, but highlighted 1
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"I think it's premature to talk about the next step," she said. "Before we can go into what I call the impeachment procedure, perhaps we should just dive into this report," she added.
While the Democrats of Congress were already pressing for more information about the investigation, the party appeared hesitantly to indict. House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Has given up on the idea several times, but newcomers – like the Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., have thrown their weight behind the president's inauguration. Like Brazile, DNC leader Tom Perez on Thursday appeared to bypass the impeachment issues and said it was unclear whether or not there was an obstacle.