Ron Fournier Compares Mike Huckabee to Segregationist

June 28th, 2015 9:14 AM
During a discussion on CNN’s Inside Politics about the political impact of the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same sex marriage, National Journal reporter Ron Fournier rushed to compare Mike Huckabee to segregationist former Democratic Governor Orval Faubus of Arkansas.  

CNN Panel: Hillary Needs To Be More 'Honest' for Better Press

March 25th, 2015 3:45 PM
On Wednesday's New Day, CNN's John King, along with National Journal's Ron Fournier and the AP's Julie Pace, offered Hillary Clinton some advice, after the Democrat told a friendly audience of journalists that she hoped for a "new relationship with the press." Fournier replied that "she...needs an intervention of folks who understand the media, and can explain to…

Fournier Unloads on Hillary: ‘Pay-Phone Candidate in an iPhone World’

March 11th, 2015 6:40 PM
In dual columns Tuesday and Wednesday, National Journal columnist Ron Fourier tore into Hillary Clinton and her email scandal, declaring her to be “[a] pay-phone candidate in an iPhone world” and having utterly failed to answer numerous questions as to why “she seized control of documents that were supposed to be on a government server.”

Fournier on Clinton Email Scandal: Maybe Hillary Shouldn't Run in 2016

March 3rd, 2015 2:52 PM
In a Tuesday article for National Journal, senior political columnist Ron Fournier blasted Hillary Clinton over the breaking email scandal and even suggested she give up her presidential ambitions: "Perhaps Hillary Rodham Clinton shouldn't run for president....Because she doesn't seem ready for 2016. Like a blast of wintry air in July, the worst of 1990s-style politics is intruding…

Ron Fournier Defends Asking Politicians 'Gotcha Questions’

March 1st, 2015 3:02 PM
On Sunday, a panel on Fox News’ MediaBuzz discussed whether or not it was appropriate for journalists to ask politicians so-called “gotcha questions” and if Republicans are treated differently than their Democratic counterparts. 

Once Again Matthews Insists Boehner Tried to 'Sneak' Bibi Into U.S.

February 25th, 2015 8:29 PM
Hardball host Chris Matthews devoted the first 11 minutes of his February 25 program to rehashing tired, discredited talking points about the upcoming March 3 speech to a joint session of Congress by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Greta on Fox: Why'd NY Times Put ISIS Beheading 21 Christians on A-6?

February 17th, 2015 2:07 PM
Fox News host Greta Van Susteren expressed outrage on Monday that The New York Times couldn’t put the massacre of 21 Christians in Libya on the front page of the paper. It came on A-6, under the headline “Islamic State Video Shows Beheadings of Egyptian Christians in Libya.” On her Fox website, she wrote: “Something is seriously wrong with The New York Times... 21…

Fournier: Obama Destroyed Government's Credibility

November 18th, 2014 12:27 PM
Two cheers — and two cheers only — for the National Journal's Ron Fournier. On Fox News's Special Report with Bret Baier last night, the former Associated Press Washington Bureau chief observed that the Jonathan Gruber videos about how the Affordable Care Act was dishonestly written and promoted, as well as President Barack Obama's reaction to those revelations,…

Fox News Sunday Panel Slams Obama’s Foreign Policy: ‘The Underesti

August 10th, 2014 2:43 PM
In the wake of the U.S. military launching air strikes to combat ISIS militants in northern Iraq, the entire panel on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace had some harsh words for President Obama’s foreign policy. While the entire panel that appeared on Sunday, August 10 agreed that Obama has mismanaged the threat ISIS poses to the Middle East, Ron Fournier of National Journal had the…

On Fox News Sunday, Williams Says Opposition to Obama Is 'Old, White

August 4th, 2014 6:46 PM
It would almost not be worth noting, because it's so predictable. On Fox News Sunday, Juan Williams, with strategic support at opportune times from National Journal's Ron Fournier, characterized the support within the Republican Party for impeachment as coming from "Tea Party opposition ... (with) no diversity, it's a white, older group of people." What makes it worthy…

On CNN, National Journal's Fournier: Obama Administration Either 'Incr

June 24th, 2014 10:52 AM
During the regular "Inside Politics" segment of Tuesday's New Day on CNN, Ron Fournier of the National Journal declared that he was "naive" last year in giving the Obama administration the "benefit of the doubt" over the IRS scandal, and called for an independent prosecutor to investigate as he reacted to the recent congressional testimony of IRS commissioner…

Senior WH Official to Ron Fournier: VA Not Overhauled Because 'We Don

June 9th, 2014 10:00 PM
In a Monday National Journal column about how many Democrats are allegedly saying they have "quit" on Obama — claims I find quite hollow, given that no one asserting this has yet had the guts to go on the record — Ron Fournier quotes "a senior White House official" with a head-shaking take on the Veterans Administration scandal. Specifically, "Questioning…

CNN's King, Panelists Hit Obama From Left on Climate Change: 'Why Did

May 6th, 2014 3:12 PM
CNN's John King, along with the AP's Julie Pace and National Journal's Ron Fournier, targeted President Obama from the left on Tuesday's New Day over the issue of climate change. King highlighted Obama's interviews with meteorologists in order to "push his agenda for climate change," and wondered, "If the President has this power...through executive authority…

Former AP Bureau Chief Says Blow Off White House Briefings, They're 'A

May 2nd, 2014 9:38 AM
Former AP Washington bureau chief Ron Fournier is advising the White House press corps to toughen up. “The typical White House reporter considers President Obama's team the most secretive in memory, stingier with information than the tight-lipped Bush White House and, according to a Politico survey, prone to lie.” So Fournier advised in National Journal that it’s time…