Sen. Bernie Sanders(I-VT) supporters and some Democratic National Committee (DNC) members are expressing their anger over DNC Chairman Tom Perez list of appointments for the standing committees that will oversee the rules and party platform at this year’s Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee.
Among those on the list is former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, who was nominated to the Rules Committee. Former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank, a critic of Sanders, was nominated to be co-chairman of the Rules Committee.
Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez issued a list of individuals he nominated for the 2020 Democratic National Convention committees.
Let’s examine some of the individuals. I’ll initially focus on the nominees for the DNC Platform Committee.