Donna Brazile; Chair of the Democratic National Committee Acting; In office July 28, 2016 – February 25, 2017: Preceded by: Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Succeeded by: Tom Perez: In office Former Democratic National Committee boss Donna Brazile, in her newly released 2016 campaign tell-all, tore into her DNC predecessor over the “perks” she enjoyed while the party was suffering from a cash crunch that left it dependent on Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Veteran Democratic operative Donna Brazile made the explosive claim Thursday she uncovered evidence during the 2016 presidential campaign that Hillary Clinton’s campaign “rigged the nomination process” through a secret arrangement with the Democratic National Committee to the detriment of her primary opponent, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Donna Brazile, then the interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, at the Democratic National Convention in July 2016. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Donna Brazile accuses the Clinton campaign of a hostile takeover of the DNC, confirming the fears of Sanders’s supporters. Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile called Hillary Clinton’s fundraising deal “the cancer” of the Democratic Party in her book. .
“Before I called Bernie Sanders, I lit a candle in my living room and put on some gospel music.” So begins, absurdly and promisingly, the most intriguing part of former DNC interim chair Donna Brazile’s already controversial and appropriately titled new book Hacks, which features a parade of Democratic consultants, DNC officials, and WASHINGTON – Former Democratic National Committee interim chairwoman Donna Brazile is the high-ranking DNC representative who allegedly called police and the family of murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich and demanded to know why a private investigator was “snooping” into Rich’s death, the Before I called Bernie Sanders, I lit a candle in my living room and put on some gospel music. I wanted to center myself for what I knew would be an emotional phone call. I had promised Bernie when I took the helm of the Democratic National Committee after the convention that I would get to the Donna Brazile, the interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, began providing debate questions to the Clinton campaign earlier than known. .