Donna Brazile mulled trying to replace Clinton with Biden as nominee

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"This was not a criminal act, but as I saw it, it compromised the party's integrity", Brazile said.

The fundraising agreement, signed in August 2015 during the primary process, was unusual for an open seat and, according to Brazile, gave the Clinton campaign oversight of some DNC decisions.

The Washington Post, which has obtained a copy of the book, ran more highlights yesterday, including that she had considered replacing Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine as nominees with Vice President Joe Biden and running mate Senator Cory Booker at the last minute, after Clinton almost fainted on September 11, 2016.

Donna Brazile's scathing review of Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 presidential campaign sent more shock waves this weekend through the Democratic Party, with members eager to bury the Clinton era ahead of Tuesday's key Virginia governor's race and other upcoming elections.

Members of the Clinton campaign have since penned a letter responding to Brazile's claims, saying "Donna came in to take over the DNC at a very hard time. I supported Hillary and I wanted her to win, but we were under pressure".

"For those telling me to shut up, they told Hillary that a couple months ago".

Brazile called the eventual hacking of the DNC "worse than Hurricane Katrina" for her in regard to the emotional toll it took, but said she wishes she had done more.

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Warren made the comments during two separate interviews, during which the MA senator was asked about book excerpts from Donna Brazile, the former interim acting chair of the DNC, which were published by Politico. You know what I tell them?

"As Hillary's campaign gained momentum, she resolved the party's debt and put it on a starvation diet", Brazile wrote. But we do not recognize the campaign she portrays in the book. But "the cancer", she clarified today to ABC, was just the "memorandum that prevented the DNC from running its own operations" which doesn't qualify as proof that the campaign was "rigged"-or at least not specifically that word". "But we've seen this before in off-year elections like in Georgia and SC, where Democrats believed they'd win".

The group of staffers also accused Brazile of buying into "false Russian-fueled propaganda, spread by both the Russians and our opponent, about our candidate's health".

On Sunday, Perez echoed the complaints, saying Brazile never had authority under DNC rules to replace the ticket because Clinton was not incapacitated.

Among the reforms he said he developed after listening to Democrats across the party spectrum was ensuring that "no candidate participating in our presidential nominating process gains any unfair advantage - real or perceived - during our primary season". The Democratic candidate, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, is casting the race to voters as a way to repudiate the policies of Trump against Ed Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman.

Additionally, Brazile wrote, it was just time for Clinton to go.

"We have to make sure that everybody feels at the end of the process that everyone got a fair shake", Perez said. We were grateful to her for doing so.

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