MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski called on Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign on Wednesday’s edition of “Morning Joe,” citing the chair's bias against the Bernie Sanders campaign.
Should Debbie Wasserman Schultz step down as DNC chair?
Schultz's stewardship of the DNC has been criticized frequently in this campaign cycle. Sanders supporters accuse her of bias against their candidate; just yesterday, commentator Van Jones and Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver said on CNN that they'd prefer Reince Prebus (chair of the Republican National Committee) over Schultz.
Schultz has had numerous public missteps during her tenure as DNC chair. Democrats have blasted her for scheduling presidential debates on holiday weekends when viewership is low, a decision interpreted by many as favoring Hillary Clinton whose 2008 presidential run she chaired. She alienated millennial women voters when she complained about "a complacency among the generation of young women whose entire lives have been lived after Roe v. Wade was decided." People on the left and the right think she is simply bad at representing the party—yet she has been an amazing fundraiser for the DNC.