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Bernie backer claims Dems ‘changed rules’ to undermine primary against Pelosi

Published by:  American Mirror

By:  Kyle Olson

Stephen Jaffe, the “true progressive” running against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in California’s 12th congressional district, contends Democratic Party leaders rigged its rules to push through Pelosi’s automatic endorsement – likening the move to the Democratic National Committee’s efforts to railroad Bernie Sanders and hand the 2016 presidential primary to Hillary Clinton.

“California Democratic Party has what’s called an automatic endorsement, which means when somebody is an incumbent chooses to run again for the same seat they will be automatically endorsed by the party no matter how badly or poorly they may have done in the term, just proceeded,” Jaffe told The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur.


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