Bill Clinton To DNC Chair: Keep Bernie Supporters Out Of Power

Amber Athey | Media and Breaking News Editor

The co-author of a book on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign claims that former president Bill Clinton warned the Democratic National Committee to keep Bernie Sanders supporters out of power.

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In an interview with CSPAN on Thursday, Jonathan Allen explained how the Clintons have continued their war on Sanders and his supporters even after the 2016 election. (RELATED: Hillary Clinton Still Trashing Bernie Sanders) 

“Roughly half the Democratic Party felt the DNC was unfairly tipping the scales in the last presidential election, trying to get Hillary Clinton nominated, trying to hurt Bernie Sanders,” Allen said. “Really there’s just been a clash between these two sides.”

Allen said those tensions “resumed the minute that Donald Trump was elected,” asserting, “Tom Perez is in the middle of that and he’s gotten very explicit instructions from President [Bill] Clinton…not to let the party go to the Bernie Sanders folks.”

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