Fournier Likens Huckabee to Segregationist: ‘He Should be Ashamed of Himself’

Sunday on CNN’s “Inside Politics,” discussing the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same sex marriage, National Journal reporter Ron Fournier compared Republican presidential candidate former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AK) to the segregationist former Governor of Arkansas Orval Faubus. Fournier said, “Switch out

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Fournier to Obama: Fix Your Own Institution, Stop Being Press ‘Enemy’

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier responded to President Obama’s criticism of Fox News by suggesting he should “focus on his institution” and stop being the “enemy” of the press on Wednesday’s “Special Report” on the Fox

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Fournier: Clinton Team Believes ‘Trust Doesn’t Matter’

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier reported that Hillary Clinton’s campaign staff believes “trust doesn’t matter” on Wednesday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel. “When you talk to people at the highest levels of the Clinton

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Ron Fournier: Clinton Campaign Believes ‘Trust Doesn’t Matter’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” National Journal’s Ron Fournier said he is “blown away” that the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign people really think “trust doesn’t matter.” Fournier said  “That’s what blows me away, they really don’t think this matters.

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Fournier: Hillary Campaign Launch ‘Has Been an Assault on the Public Trust’

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier dubbed Hillary Clinton’s campaign “an assault on the public trust” on Wednesday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel. Fournier reacted to Hillary talking about rebuilding public trust by saying, “I banged

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Media Issue Devastating Reactions to Hillary’s ’Clinton Cash’ Revelations

On Sunday, journalists and political analysts across the ideological spectrum blasted Hillary and Bill Clinton’s actions as revealed in the forthcoming bombshell book all of Washington is buzzing about, Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich.

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Ron Fournier: Hillary’s Ethical Blind Spot is ‘Stupid,’ ‘Seedy’

Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace,” the  National Journal’s Ron Fournier said, Hillary Clinton’s “ethical blind spot” as brought to light in the new book “Clinton Cash,” is “stupid and seedy.” Fournier said, “I wrote

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Fournier: Hillary’s ‘Really Worried’ About Rubio

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier said that Hillary Clinton’s campaign is “really worried” about Marco Rubio’s candidacy on Monday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel. “The Clinton campaign’s really worried about him [Rubio]. They really

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Fournier: WH Caught Trying to ‘BS’ on Bergdahl

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier said that the White House was caught trying to “BS” the American public, who they believed was “too dumb to realize it” on the swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on Wednesday’s “Special Report”

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Woodward, Fournier Critical of Lack of Adults in Netanyahu, Obama Standoff

Monday on MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” a heated debate went down between host Chris Matthews, Ron Fournier of National Journal and veteran investigative journalist Bob Woodward over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama’s disintegrating relationship. Ron

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Brzezinski: It’s Like There’s a ‘Moat’ Around Hillary

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski said that “it almost seems like there’s this moat around” Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. “I’ve had really hard time getting to her, reaching her, and it’s not just about me. I mean, being able

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Fournier: Democrats ‘Scared to Death’ over Hillary Clinton

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier said that Democrats are “scared to death” over the scandals regarding donations to the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton’s emails on Monday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel. “Don’t buy

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Fournier: Hillary Like Bank Robber Deciding How Much to Give Back

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier compared Hillary’s e-mail release to a bank robber saying they get to decide how much money to return on Wednesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC. After Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor Mark Halperin

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Fournier to Carville: ‘The 90s Are Calling, They Want Their PR Tactics Back’

Monday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” National Journal editorial director Ron Fournier slammed James Carville’s heated defense of Hillary Clinton today on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” saying, “I’m sorry, the ’90s are calling. They want their PR tactics back.” Fournier said, “There’s

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Fournier: Hillary Can’t Solve This With Words, Must Release Server

Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” National Journal editorial director Ron Fournier said the only way former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could end the scandal over reports that while serving as Secretary of State, she was exclusively emailing all official State Department

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Powers, Fournier: There Is Some Anti-GOP Media Bias

USA Today columnist Kirsten Powers and National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier argued that there was some bias against Republicans within the media on Sunday’s “Mediabuzz” on the Fox News Channel. Powers said, “I think that there is a

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CNN Panel Slams Clinton Foundation Donations

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier and Bloomberg Politics Correspondent Lisa Lerer criticized the Clinton Foundation’s acceptance of foreign donations during Hillary’s tenure at the State Department on Thursday’s “New Day” on CNN. Lerer said, “I was

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Giuliani, Walker, and the Media’s Pro-Obama McCarthyism

Starting with the shrill hysteria surrounding former-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s expression of his private opinion (in what was supposed to be a private off-the-record gathering Wednesday night), the American media has revealed itself as ready to take its left-wing

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Patriotism, Giuliani and Ron Fournier’s Credibility Problem

For years the National Journal’s Ron Fournier has held himself up as America’s non-partisan truth-teller, as a man of conscience who will always tell it like it is. To hear Fournier tell it, he is above partisanship, political gamesmanship, and

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Fournier: Foreign Policy Election ‘Really Tough for Hillary’

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier said that 2016 would be a “really tough” foreign policy election for Hillary Clinton, but that few Republicans had “articulately” made a case for a new foreign policy direction on

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