The rancor between Clinton and Sanders forces has already begun.
As outgoing Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz attempted to speak with the Florida delegates, the Florida Congresswoman was booed off the stage at a breakfast meeting on the opening day of her party’s convention Monday.
Man this is brutal: DWS being booed this morning at the Florida Delegation Breakfast ahead of the DNC: https://t.co/nhdCpyMrZO
— Frank Thorp V (@frankthorp) July 25, 2016
Clip via MSNBC
Wasserman Schultz announced in a statement Monday that she would resign from her position as the party’s chair at the close of the Democratic National Convention.
“We need to make sure we move together in a unified way,” she to the booing crowd.
As she attempted to be heard over the din of protest, some delegation members stood on chairs holding signs saying, “emails,” “No!,” and “Thanks for the ‘help,’ Debbie,” as others shouted “shame.”
Wasserman Schultz defiantly told the booing throng that although she was resigning as party chairwoman, she wasn’t going away.
“You will see me every day between now and Nov. 8 on the campaign trail and we will lock arms and we will not stand down,” she said, before addressing the hecklers themselves.
“We know the voices in this room that are standing up and being disruptive, that’s not the Florida we know. The Florida we know is united, the Florida we know will continue to create jobs,” she said.
The emails mentioned in the signs refer to Democratic messages that were hacked by GUCCIFER 2.0 and published by WikiLeaks, showing that the party worked in concert to see that the former secretary of state received the presidential nomination.
Those leaked emails led to her resignation.
Shortly after that, Clinton announced that she would be joining her campaign team as its honorary chairman.
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Although there were a few in sympathy with Wasserman Schultz, most supported the hecklers.
— Tom_C The Pissed ن (@g4dsden) July 25, 2016
@thehill DNC needs to address the anti Semitic content of these e-mails. I will NOT vote for this party any more!!!!
— Shaun Michael Rice (@shaunmrice) July 25, 2016
@thehill what did they think was gonna happen? I’m not a Bernie supporter and I want her gone
— dale connors (@DCFenian) July 25, 2016
@thehill as much as I have liked her, what she and her people did was despicable! She need not show her face The rest of the convention!
— D. Valls (@dvalls1006) July 25, 2016
@thehill hahaha sounds about right. Always nice when corruption has a face
— Aaron Levitre (@aaronlevitreiii) July 25, 2016
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