Fox's Brazile on 'go to hell' blowup: Chris Wallace 'gave me the talk'

Fox News contributor Donna BrazileDonna Lease BrazileTrump complains Fox News is 'doing nothing to help' him get reelected Nervous Democrats are sweating the small stuff Trump blasts Fox News, says he wants 'an alternative' MORE late Tuesday addressed an on-air blowup directed at Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel, with the former Democratic National Committee interim chairwoman describing herself as a "forgiving kind of person."

“I just want to say that your tone has changed a little bit. You came in here a little bit hot and bothered, and you were spicy today," anchor Bret Baier said to Brazile during the network's coverage of Super Tuesday results. "And you had a little dust-up with Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDaniel Sunday shows preview: Leaders weigh in as country erupts in protest over George Floyd death North Carolina presses GOP on safety standards for convention Twitter joins Democrats to boost mail-in voting — here's why MORE. Can you just explain that?”

“I must tell you the secret, I'm a forgiving kind of person," Brazile replied before thanking several veteran members of the Fox News team for speaking to her after her earlier remarks went viral.

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"I want to thank Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines Cornel West: 'We're witnessing the collapse of the legitimacy of leadership' Head of Minnesota police chiefs association: Police not trained in hold used on George Floyd MORE and Brit Hume and Juan Williams. Yes, all three men," she continued. "Juan gave me the fist bump. Chris gave me the talk. And Brit reminded me that, you know, sometimes you don't, you shouldn't call people out right."

"But let me just say this, as long as I'm alive, I'm going to speak truth to power," Brazile added. "And I want to make sure that the chairwoman, I know what her job is like, but I want her to understand, to respect the process on the Democratic side. He knows, Karl and I talk about this all the time. Democracy is messy, but do not tell the world that the Democratic Party is trying to rig it for one candidate. We're trying to make sure everybody gets a delegate."

Earlier Tuesday, Brazile told McDaniel to "go to hell" on two occasions over accusations the Democratic Party was working against Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive things to watch in Tuesday's primaries Nina Turner responds to Cornel West's remarks about George Floyd COVID-19 pandemic will shrink economy by trillion in next decade: CBO MORE (I-Vt.) in his quest for the party's 2020 presidential nomination.

Brazile, who was signed as a Fox News contributor last year, ripped McDaniel on the network's mid-morning program "America's Newsroom" after co-anchor Sandra Smith asked her to respond to McDaniel's earlier remarks that the Democratic presidential race "is leading towards a brokered convention, which will be rigged against Bernie if those superdelegates have their way on that second vote."

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Brazile slammed Republicans before going after McDaniel.

“First of all, [Republicans] don’t have a process,” Brazile said. “They are canceling primaries. They have winner-take-all. They don’t have the kind of democracy that we see on the Democratic side.”

“For people to use Russian talking points to sow division among Americans, that is stupid,” she added. “So Ronna, go to hell! This is not about — No, go to hell! I’m tired of it!”

McDaniel later responded on Twitter.

"It’s ok, @donnabrazile, I’d be having a bad day too if my party was still hopelessly divided. Talk of a brokered convention and the DNC trying to stop Bernie obviously hit a little close to home," she wrote.

Brazile late Tuesday went on to laud former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPresidents and 'presidents' Biden to blast Trump's church photo op in Philadelphia speech Rudy Giuliani calls on Cuomo to remove Bill de Blasio MORE's performance on Super Tuesday, which  propelled him into the lead in delegates after victories in Texas, Oklahoma and Minnesota, among other states. She called his comeback "the most impressive 72 hours I've seen in U.S. politics."