Debbie Wasserman Shultz has said she will step down as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee at the end of party’s convention following the WikiLeaks revelations.
In a statement issued on Sunday, Wasserman Schultz said the “best way” for her to accomplish the goals of the party was for her “to step down as Party Chair,” after the DNC’s Convention, which runs from Monday to Thursday in Philadelphia.
The DNC’s Vice Chair Donna Brazile will serve as the Interim Chair until an election for the position takes place, according to DNC Communications Director, Luis Miranda.
DNC Vice Chair Donna Brazile will serve as Interim Chair through the election #DNCinPHL
— Luis Miranda (@LuisMiranda) July 24, 2016
Only moments after the announcement, the Republican National Committee tweeted that Wasserman Schultz was “out after rigged system exposed” and that the Democratic Convention was “off to a good start.”
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