Donna Brazile Tells Campaign That Hillary Will Get a Debate Question 'From a Woman With a Rash'

Susan Jones | October 31, 2016 | 11:39am EDT
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Donna Brazile, a former CNN contributor, now serves as interim director of the Democrat National Committee. (AP File Photo)

( - A newly released email from WikiLeaks, sent from Donna Brazile's I Pad, tells the Clinton campaign, "One of the questions directed to HRC tomorrow is from a woman with a rash."

The March 5, 2016 email, released on Monday, was intended to prepare Hillary Clinton for a question she would be asked at her March 6 debate with Bernie Sanders in Flint, Michigan.

The email, from Brazile to Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta, says:

One of the questions directed to HRC tomorrow is from a woman with a rash.

Her family has lead poison and she will ask what, if anything, will Hillary do as president to help the ppl of Flint.

Folks, I did a service project today. It's so tragic. And what's worse, some homes have not been tested and it's important to encourage seniors to also get tested.

As it turns out, both Clinton and Sanders received several questions relating to the Flint water crisis. One of the women had a few bumps on her face, which may or may not have been a rash.

In a March 12 email, leaked by WikiLeaks on Oct. 11, Brazile told the Clinton campaign, "From time to time I get questions in advance."

Brazile in that March 12 email said she was worried about how Hillary Clinton would answer a debate question on the death penalty, giving the campaign time to prepare its answer.

Fox News's Megyn Kelly interviewed Brazile on Oct. 20, asking her, "Who gave you that question?" (the one about the death penalty).

"I am not going to try to validate falsified information," Brazile said. "I do my homework, I communicate, I talk. CNN has never provided me with questions."

Kelly followed up: "Well when you said, 'From time to time I get the questions in advance,' what were you referring to?"

"The validity of those emails, if I can only tell you one thing, because as you know this whole episode is under criminal investigation, but I can tell you one thing, a lot of those emails, I would not give them the time of the day," Brazile responded.

"I have seen so many doctored emails. I have seen things that come from me at 2 in the morning that I don't even send. There are several email addresses that I once used. This has not been verified. This is under investigation."

Brazile in July was named interim chair of the Democrat National Committee. Before that, she worked as a weekly contributor and commentator for CNN, the cable network that hosted the March 6 debate in Flint.

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