Tag Archives: DNC

Donna Brazile: I Never Said DNC Was “Rigged” And Those Who Want Me To Shut Up Can Go To Hell [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) interim chairwoman Donna Brazile said she found “no evidence” that the 2016 Democratic presidential primary process was fixed, taking issue with the use of the word “rigged” by others. “I found no evidence, none, whatsoever,” Brazile told ABC’s “This Week.” “The only thing I found, which I said, I found the cancer, ...

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Howard Dean Dismisses Claims Of “Rigged” Primaries: DNC’s Agreement Was Standard Operating Procedure

The Hill reports: Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Howard Dean said Friday an agreement between Hillary Clinton and the DNC was “standard operating procedure.” Brazile said this week in an excerpt from her upcoming book that an agreement between Clinton and the DNC was “unethical” and harmed Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) chances against Clinton in the Democratic primary. More ...

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Elizabeth Warren Hits Back At Trump: You Think Your Tweets Are Cute But Your People Are Going To Jail

Esquire reports: President Trump cannot be thrilled with the news this morning. The New York Times reported there is increasingly clear evidence that both Trump and his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, experimented with the truth when they said they knew of no one in the Trump campaign who was in contact with Russian officials during the election. It looks more ...

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TWEETSTORM: Trump Demands Criminal Probe Into Donna Brazile’s Claim Of “Rigged” Democratic Primaries

CBS News reports: Donald Trump has seized upon former acting Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Donna Brazile’s assertion that the DNC rigged the primaries in favor of Hillary Clinton. In a new book, Brazile says that former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton effectively took control of the DNC months before she won the nomination. The DNC issued a statement claiming ...

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Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile Claims “Proof” That Hillary “Rigged” Nomination Against Bernie Sanders

The Daily Beast reports: Former interim Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile claims Hillary Clinton secretly took over the DNC before she had won the Democratic primary. In an excerpt from her new book published by Politico, Brazile said she promised Clinton’s opponent, Bernie Sanders, that she would get to the bottom of whether Clinton had “rigged the nomination process.” ...

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DOJ May Charge Russian Officials For DNC Hacking

The Hill reports: Department of Justice investigators have identified at least 6 Russian government officials who took part in hacking the Democratic National Committee (DNC), The Wall Street Journal reported early Thursday. Prosecutors may file charges next year, according to the report, but the individuals likely won’t be indicted in the United States. The newspaper noted that the investigation into ...

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DNC Slams Trump/Pence On National Coming Out Day: We’ll Fight Their Anti-LGBT Actions “Tooth And Nail”

Via press release from the Democratic National Committee: “Today, on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate the fact that love is love and are resolute in our belief that all people deserve to be treated with dignity. We remember a time not long ago when living openly as a member of the LGBTQ community was nearly impossible. And we honor ...

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Democrats Issue Pride Month Proclamation And Call On Trump To Pressure Other Nations To Protect LGBTs

One year ago today President Obama issued his final LGBT Pride Month proclamation. We’re not holding our breath for any recognition from the current White House, but the Democrats have come through. From DNC chairman Tom Perez:   “From Stonewall to the Supreme Court, our nation has made great strides in LGBTQ rights. LGBTQ Pride Month is an opportunity to ...

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Joe Biden Officiates Wedding For Gay DNC Staffer

The New York Daily News reports: Joe Biden’s officiating duties have no limits. The former Vice President presided over the wedding of Henry Munoz, the Democratic National Committee Finance Chair, and husband Kyle Ferrari over the weekend. This marks at least the second gay wedding Biden has officiated: he also married Brian Mosteller, the Oval Office operations director for former ...

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DNC Chairman Tom Perez On Obamacare Repeal Vote: Trump “Will Own Every Preventable Death” That Results

The Hill reports: Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez blasted the Republican effort to repeal ObamaCare ahead of the House vote on Thursday, saying President Trump and Republicans “will own every preventable death” as a result. “Trump and Republicans will own every preventable death, every untreated illness and every bankruptcy that American families will be forced to bear if this ...

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DNC Blasts Trump: He’s Hiding His Taxes Because They Show Connections To Kremlin And Russian Oligarchs

Via press release from the Democratic National Committee: “The White House’s willingness to release some tax information when it suits them proves Donald Trump’s audit excuse is a sham. If they can release some of the information, they can release all of the information. The only reason not to release tax returns is to hide what’s in them such as ...

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Trump: The DNC Chair Race Was Totally “Rigged”

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday tweeted that the race for Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman was “rigged.” “Bernie’s guy, like Bernie himself, never had a chance. Clinton demanded Perez!” Trump added. Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Saturday defeated Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) to become the next DNC chairman in a win for centrist Democrats. The race, which ...

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Obama Congratulates New DNC Chairman Tom Perez: He’ll Unite Democrats Under The Banner Of Opportunity

The Associated Press reports: Former President Barack Obama has congratulated Tom Perez on his election to lead the Democratic Party and commended his decision to ask runner-up Keith Ellison to be his deputy. Obama said in a statement that he knows “Perez will unite us under that banner of opportunity, and lay the groundwork for a new generation of Democratic ...

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Bernie Sanders Warns New DNC Chairman Tom Perez: The Same Old Democratic Party No Longer Works

Politico reports: Seeking to move the party ahead, Sanders issued a statement congratulating Perez shortly after the results were announced. “I congratulate Tom Perez on his election as chairman of the Democratic National Committee and look forward to working with him,” he said, a break from his earlier warnings that a vote for Perez would be a vote for the ...

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Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Narrowly Elected DNC Chairman After Controversial Voting [VIDEO]

Former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee this afternoon in Atlanta on the second ballot after coming within a half-vote of winning during the first round. (Democrats Abroad get a half-vote each.) Perez narrowly beat Rep. Keith Ellison with a final second round tally of 235-200. Considerable controversy erupted during the first round ...

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REPORT: Hackers Continue Attacks Against DNC

Buzzfeed reports: The FBI alerted the Democratic National Committee as recently as New Year’s Eve that hackers were once again trying to break into their computer systems, BuzzFeed News has learned. “There was activity the day after the president issued sanctions [against Russia], looking for ways to get into the servers,” one high-level source familiar with the investigation said. A ...

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DNC: Trump Spox Sean Spicer Is A “Shill” For Putin

SNAP. The Hill reports: Democrats slammed Sean Spicer on Monday for saying there is “zero evidence” Russia influenced the 2016 election, accusing the incoming White House press secretary of being a “shill” for Russian President Vladimir Putin. In an email, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) called Spicer’s comments false and pointed to an interview where several former White House press ...

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Obama Slams Republicans For Siding With Russia: Ronald Reagan Would Roll Over In His Grave [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Barack Obama asserted Friday that a September confrontation with his Russian counterpart prompted Moscow to cease its hacking of the US election. During a meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in China, Obama said he insisted President Vladimir Putin “cut it out” and told him “there were going to be serious consequences if ...

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Hillary Clinton: Russia Hacked Those Emails Because Vladimir Putin Carries A “Personal Beef Against Me”

The New York Times reports: Hillary Clinton said Thursday the hacking attacks carried out by Russia against her campaign and the Democratic National Committee were intended “to undermine our democracy” and were ordered by Vladimir V. Putin “because he has a personal beef against me.” Speaking to a group of donors in Manhattan, Mrs. Clinton said that Mr. Putin, the ...

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Keith Ellison To Challenge Howard Dean For DNC Chair

Via Politico: Rep. Keith Ellison formally announced his candidacy to be chairman of the Democratic National Committee. “I am proud to announce my candidacy for Chair of the Democratic National Committee, and if given the opportunity to serve, I will work tirelessly to make the Democratic Party an organization that brings us together and advances an agenda that improves people’s ...

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