Buried inside a Politico report about Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz‘s (D-FL) future aspirations was an interesting revelation: “When [Wasserman Schultz] sensed Obama was considering replacing her as chair in 2013, she began to line up supporters to suggest the move was both anti-woman and anti-Semitic.”
Wasserman Schultz is reportedly very much at odds with White House staffers, and rarely even speaks with President Barack Obama.
The report mainly focuses on Wasserman Schultz’s political future, and whether she should stay on as DNC chair through the 2016 campaign, co-chair a likely Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, or even run for Senate in 2016. A position in House leadership is unlikely for her, as the report notes, because Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Steny Hoyer (D-MD) are unlikely to leave any time soon. Her current term as DNC chair ends at the beginning of 2017.
Overall, the report is highly critical of Wasserman Schultz — the latest in a string of harsh Politico stories about her. Just a few days ago, it was revealed that she allegedly offered to change her position on marijuana legalization if one of her critics retracted some not-so-nice words he said about her.
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