Skip to comments.Sanders supporters fume as Clinton allies named to key Dem convention committees
Posted on 01/28/2020 8:58:16 AM PST by Magnatron
Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders' White House bid and some Democratic National Committee members are frustrated with some initial appointments made by DNC Chairman Tom Perez to the crucial committees that will oversee the rules and party platform at this summers presidential nominating convention in Milwaukee, Wis.
Their frustration comes after Perez named former Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts who was a surrogate for Hillary Clintons 2016 presidential campaign -- as co-chair of the conventions Rules Committee. And Perez picked John Podesta who served as Clintons 2016 campaign manager to have a seat on the committee.
The populist independent Vermont senator lost a long and divisive primary nomination battle to Clinton four years ago, in which Sanders supporters felt the DNC was stacked against their candidates outsider run for the White House. Four years later, many Sanders allies and supporters remain suspicious of the DNC.
While the Sanders campaign didnt respond for comment, national co-chair Nina Turner slammed the appointments as an embarrassment and a slap in the face in an interview with the progressive online news channel Status Coup.
And DNC committee member Yasmine Taeb who backed Sanders in 2016 but remains neutral this cycle told The Hill that there's a very small number of appointments of allies to Sen. Sanders.
The appointments also include individuals that are outright hostile to Bernie Sanders and his supporters," she added. "It's not the message the DNC should be sending to the grassroots right now when we're all working aggressively to defeat the racist in the White House.
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... or are given another lakeside vacation home.
Bernie’s people aren’t too bright are they? This is all so predictable.
They didn’t care the first time ...so screw them again....”Hillary”
The Side Of Beef is going to steal the nomination again.
Bernie is a stupid socialist, he’s getting whacked again and he doesn’t even know it.
Nobody likes him.
This will not go well.
Bern Supporters remember that Hillary used Super Delegates to get the nomination.
LOL, and he knows it, which is why he stays with this, simply for pretend adoration because he knows nobody likes him.
Why would the DNC appoint anyone to a position of prominence who is affiliated with a jerk who sanctimoniously sits in the U.S. Senate as an independent, then registers as a Democrat every four or eight years to run for the party’s nomination for President?
Hillary Clinton help us you're our only hope.
Bawney Fwank back in the saddle again!
Its a trap!
“It’s not the message the DNC should be sending to the grassroots right now when we’re all working aggressively to defeat the racist in the White House.
That right there is the reason you have no chance of winning.
The majority of American understand that is an outright lie.
“”””’’The Side Of Beef is going to steal the nomination again.”””””
Not a chance. She spent 1.4 billion dollars and still lost a rigged election to a political nobody.
Nobody cares about her.
Bernie supporters are fuming???
Shouldn’t the supporters of everyone of the current Democrat field be fuming? For “progressives” they sure lack vision.
The Democrat party (AKA, Clintons) is the Clintons and you can bet your ass they are setting things up to “re-coronate” Hillary. I just wonder how Bloomberg feels about two billion dollars of his money will go to support a (soon to be) three time loser.
Bernie’s Bourgeois Socialists are too stupid to realize that they don’t have a strong horse to ride in on. They’ll have to go Jimmie Hodgkinson on their immediate opponents.
Even uncle Joe hated your type, Bern. He would’ve put one in the back of your head and kicked you into a shallow grave, feeble old man.
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