Fox News Shockingly Hires Ex-State Dept. Spokeswoman Who Insulted The Network

Betsy Rothstein | Reporter

Fox News is bringing Democratic advisor Marie Harf into its clutches.

Which is odd because in 2015 she was in the hot seat with reporters grilling her on Hillary Clinton‘s email scandal and the State Department’s handling of 55,000 pages of the former candidate’s records.

When asked about Clinton telling staffers to use a secure server, “I think everyone can read it at FoxNews.com if they’d like to,” Harf told them this with “dripping sarcasm.”

A former State Department Spokeswoman, Harf will be a contributor to the network.

She’ll make her debut appearance on FNC host Martha McCallum’s program Monday night at 7 p.m.

Her choice topics are national security and political analysis.

A Fox News release included more about Harf:

Most recent job: “Most recently, Harf served as the senior advisor for strategic communications to Secretary of State John Kerry. She previously held the position of deputy spokesperson for the State Department from July 2013 until May 2015, where she served as the department’s acting spokesperson from March 27, 2015 until May 13 of that year.”

Capitol Hill: “Prior to joining the State Department, Harf was the senior advisor and media spokesperson for former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) as he was being confirmed to be Secretary of Defense.”

Previous campaign experience: “Previously, during the 2012 presidential election, she worked on all national security and foreign policy issues for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign in addition to serving as the campaign’s press spokesperson on national security issues.”

Helping Obama: “She was also a member of President Obama’s debate preparation team.”

Where it all began: “Harf began her federal government career as an analyst on Middle East leadership issues in the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence.”

Education: “She received a Master’s degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with concentrations in Jewish Studies and Russian & Eastern European Studies from Indiana University.”

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