Bernie team angry that DNC stacks convention committee with Podesta, Clinton allies

Bernie team angry that DNC stacks convention committee with Podesta, Clinton allies
Bernie Sanders (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – He’s really surprised the Dems are trying to screw him again?]

The Democratic National Committee is under fire for appointing former Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Barney Frank and John Podesta — both allies of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — to the convention committee.

Nina Turner, the national campaign co-chair for independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, called the move “a slap in the face,” adding, “If the DNC believes that it’s going to get away in 2020 with what it did in 2016, it has another thing coming.”

Our Revolution board member James Zogby took direct aim at DNC Chairman Tom Perez saying, “At every step along the way, when given an opportunity to heal the wounds of the party, the chair has, instead, chosen to rub in salt. This is another example & it’s disappointing.”

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Yasmine Taeb, a Virginia DNC member who was a Sanders delegate in 2016, also noted that the appointments did not appear to give Sanders equal representation.

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