Nearly all the key players of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign team including John Podesta, Robby Mook and Huma Abedin have fired back in the form of a open letter to Donna Brazile for daring to expose her view of how the Clinton Campaign manipulated the DNC primary to their advantage.
In a letter published on Medium, Clinton’s campaign team accuses Donna Brazile of buying into “false Russia-fueled propaganda” about Hillary’s health
It’s important to remember that while rumors of Hillary’s health have certainly been spreading for years, this event certainly didn’t do much to debunk them.
As reported in the DailyCaller
Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign responded to former Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Donna Brazile’s criticisms of the Clinton campaign, including the charge the campaign essentially rigged the 2016 primaries.
“It is particularly troubling and puzzling that she would seemingly buy into false Russian-fueled propaganda, spread by both the Russians and our opponent, about our candidate’s health,” reads a letter published online Saturday that was signed by former Clinton campaign officials, including Huma Abedin, Robby Mook, Jennifer Palmieri and John Podesta.
Brazile wrote an op-ed Thursday for Politico, claiming the DNC entered into an agreement that gave the Clinton campaign de facto control of the Democratic Party during the presidential primaries. Brazile also criticized former President Barack Obama for leaving the DNC buried in debt.
“Donna came in to take over the DNC at a very difficult time,” the signatories write.
“We were grateful to her for doing so. She is a longtime friend and colleague of many of us and has been an important leader in our party. But we do not recognize the campaign she portrays in the book,” the signatories, including Democratic strategist Jesse Ferguson, wrote in the open letter on Medium.
Brazile revealed in a 288-page memoir that she considered replacing Clinton with then-Vice President Joe Biden or New Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey after cameras caught Clinton fainting. Clinton was forced to reveal she had been diagnosed with pneumonia.
“We were shocked to learn the news that Donna Brazile actively considered overturning the will of the Democratic voters by attempting to replace Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine as the Democratic Presidential and Vice Presidential nominees,” wrote Ferguson, a former Clinton campaign spokesperson.
Brazile’s writings sparked a media firestorm. The bombshell memoirs have only confirmed the worst fears of Democrats who reluctantly supported Clinton.
Clinton’s campaign had the “odor of failure,” Brazile wrote in her memoir to be released on Tuesday, referring to the former Secretary of State’s struggle to appeal to white working-class voters.
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