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Screaming DNC staffer blames Donna Brazile for Trump win: report

A Democratic National Committee (DNC) staffer on Thursday tore into interim DNC chairwoman Donna Brazile for supporting a “flawed candidate” in Hillary Clinton, according to The Huffington Post.

{mosads}Brazile was addressing about 150 staffers in their first meeting since Donald Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s election when a staffer, identified as “Zach,” stood up.
 
“Why should we trust you as chair to lead us through this? You backed a flawed candidate, and your friend [former DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz] plotted through this to support your own gain and yourself,” he said, according to the report.
 
Zach faced boos and calls to sit down as he continued.
 
“You are part of the problem. You and your friends will die of old age and I’m going to die from climate change. You and your friends let this happen, which is going to cut 40 years off my life expectancy,” he added.
 
Brazile declined to tell the Huffington Post more about the incident, saying that “as you can imagine, the individual involved is a member for the staff and I personally do not wish to discuss our internal meetings.”
 
A DNC official told The Hill that despite the exchange, Brazile received overwhelming support from the majority of the staff who applauded her positive message. 

 
The official added that Brazile attempted to have a dialogue with the disgruntled staffer, who abruptly left the room.

 

Brazile became the interim DNC chairwoman in July, when Wasserman Schultz stepped down after leaked emails posted by WikiLeaks showed DNC officials plotting to help Clinton top Sen. Bernie Sanders in the party’s presidential primary.
 
Brazile has faced controversies of her own, after leak emails appeared to show her leaking debate questions to Clinton in advance. Brazile strongly denied the accusations, saying she had no access to debate materials prior to the contest.
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