Progressive Lawmakers Says DNC Chair Must Be ‘Held Accountable’ For Iowa Debacle


Top Progressive lawmakers, all who are backers of 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) are the latest to criticize Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez, saying he needs to be “held accountable” for the enormous embarrassment in the Iowa vote-counting debacle.

“What’s happened in Iowa is a complete disgrace and someone needs to be held responsible,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez(D-NY) said in the Capitol on Friday. 

She stopped short for calling on Perez to be ousted, saying a “a conversation needed around taking responsibility for Iowa and ensuring that this bungled process never happens again.”