Debbie Wasserman Schultz Got Booed At a Breakfast Hosted by Her Home State Delegates

Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is set to have a very bad week in Philadelphia. It started early and in a uniquely humiliating fashion, when she got booed offstage at a Monday morning breakfast hosted by a delegation from Florida.

Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she would step down from her position as Democratic National Committee Chair, after a bunch of very embarrassing emails leaked by a hacker showed her and other DNC staffers demonstrating bias towards Hillary Clinton. But DWS nonetheless seemed to believe she could maybe have a normal breakfast with the Florida delegation. ABC and every other news outlet in the country has video of what happened instead:

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A booing crowd, some of whom wearing Bernie Sanders shirts and holding up signs that said “Emails” greeted Wasserman Schultz.

“I can see there’s a little bit of interest in my being here, and I can appreciate that interest,” she said, brightly. The crowd did not respond to her recommendations to “settle down,” booing throughout her speech. It was real bad.

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Wasserman Schultz is planning to be at the DNC throughout the week, albeit in a “severely limited” role. Donald Trump is pretty excited about all of this, as you might expect.

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Anna Merlan

Anna Merlan was a Senior Reporter at G/O Media until September 2019. She's the author of Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power.

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