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Surya Gayatri

(15,445 posts)
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 01:40 PM Jul 2016

Embattled DNC Chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz Won't Speak at Convention [View all]

Source: MSNBC

PHILADELPHIA — Embattled Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not address the convention as planned when it begins Monday afternoon, Hillary Clinton's campaign confirmed to NBC News.

In an interview with the Sun-Sentinel she said: "I have decided that in the interest of making sure that we can start the Democratic convention on a high note that I am not going to gavel in the convention."

The anger over leaked emails showing DNC officials plotting against the primary campaign of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders boiled over Monday as Wasserman Schultz was greeted by boos and jeers at her home state's breakfast meeting. Later, Bernie Sanders spoke to a raucous crowd of delegates supporting his candidacy which reacted with boos when he urged them to support Clinton's election this fall.

At this morning's breakfast, dozens of people sporting shirts and pins in support of Sanders booed, yelled and waved signs as Wasserman Schultz attempted to speak to the Florida Delegation at Philadelphia's Downtown Marriott hotel.

"Tim Canova!" some chanted, referring to the chairwoman's congressional Democratic primary challenger in her Florida district.

Read more: http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/2016-conventions/wasserman-schultz-gets-booed-florida-convention-breakfast-n616161

Now, what will they find to hyperventilate about?
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good. At least they listen to people RussBLib Jul 2016 #1
She must be tarred and feathered. nt Maven Jul 2016 #2
And, pilloried outside in the street. Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #3
enough Loki Liesmith Jul 2016 #4
I can't believe that this is a serious opinion on this forum. She should have been out on Chakab Jul 2016 #10
Should have been booted just for incompetence alone. rickford66 Jul 2016 #14
Yep Lazy Daisy Jul 2016 #18
well said. ChairmanAgnostic Jul 2016 #19
+1,000,000 Auggie Jul 2016 #29
Wow , that was a fantastic rant! closeupready Jul 2016 #30
Announced at MSNBC too (nt) sunnystarr Jul 2016 #5
Wish they'd vote Brazile in now rather rather wait. IamTheNoodle Jul 2016 #6
Good! She should be nowhere near the convention hall. Period! Liberal_Stalwart71 Jul 2016 #7
Strongly agree. avaistheone1 Jul 2016 #25
I believe that happened ripcord Jul 2016 #34
It would have been political malpractice.....if Hillary allowed her to gavel in the convention markj757 Jul 2016 #8
Your choice. Motivation comes from within. Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #11
I am motivated to vote, just not for her or by her....I'm motivated to vote against Trump markj757 Jul 2016 #13
Good. We need to look like we clean our messes. Correct them. And, only then, continue. Festivito Jul 2016 #9
Whew! jpak Jul 2016 #12
Well, that's that then. Arkana Jul 2016 #15
Why do I keep seeing posts like this in LBN? demmiblue Jul 2016 #16
This "breaking news" was announced on air on CNN. Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #28
Couldn't even speak at the Florida breakfast jeanmarc Jul 2016 #17
"Great work"? Spitfire of ATJ Jul 2016 #24
The haters win philosslayer Jul 2016 #20
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will do so instead. alp227 Jul 2016 #21
We can't possibly SmittynMo Jul 2016 #22
... Spitfire of ATJ Jul 2016 #23
Good. She should have been fired and sent home yesterday. PeteSelman Jul 2016 #26
It's over RandySF Jul 2016 #27
I don't know if she was "led" to this decision or made it on her own. Leaning toward "led" Native Jul 2016 #31
Congrats, Hillary -- you've passed your first presidential leadership test. rocktivity Jul 2016 #32
Good gopiscrap Jul 2016 #33
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