The Democratic National Convention is barely underway and it’s already underwater — literally — but it looks like thunderstorms in Philadelphia are the least of the Democrats’ worries.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resigns Amid Email Scandal
The Democratic National Chairwoman stepped down on Sunday — the day before the DNC kicked off — after a trove of emails were leaked that revealed party officials allegedly plotted to thwart Bernie Sanders’s campaign in favor of Hillary Clinton.
Hillary Gets Booed At Her Own Convention
A loud round of boos broke out when chair Marcia Fudge mentioned Hillary Clinton’s name on the first day of the convention, and some of the delegates were even chanting, “Lock Her Up!” — a phrase heard frequently at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. (RELATED: Hillary’s Name Booed At Democratic Convention)
WHOA: Bernie chants drown out the opening prayer for the DNC pic.twitter.com/rW6F4QHE1h
— Justin Green (@JGreenDC) July 25, 2016
Bernie Sanders Gets Booed While Endorsing Hillary Clinton
The senator from Vermont was booed when he said “We have got to elect Hillary Clinton” president.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) July 25, 2016
The Weather Is Ruining Everything
— carolynryan (@carolynryan) July 25, 2016
Violent thunderstorms in the area are threatening the press tent set up outside the Wells Fargo Center and journalists are being forced to evacuate.
— Courtney Weaver (@courtney_ft) July 25, 2016
The ceiling in the press file center is literally caving in from this storm.
— Emily Cahn (@CahnEmily) July 25, 2016
Early verdict, Cleveland was much better logistically
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) July 25, 2016
I really miss Cleveland.
— Maeve Reston (@MaeveReston) July 25, 2016
Traffic Is Godawful
— Nick Buchta (@Nick_Buchta) July 25, 2016
— Kerry Picket (@KerryPicket) July 24, 2016
— Samantha Manning (@SamanthaANjax) July 25, 2016