Van Jones: ‘I Wish Reince Priebus Was My Party Chair,’ DNC Chair’s Handling of Primary Is ‘Malpractice’

On Wednesday’s “CNN Newsroom,” CNN Political Commentator and former Obama administration official Van Jones criticized DNC Chair Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) for the “malpractice” “coming in harder for Hillary Clinton than she is for herself.” And declared, “I wish Reince Priebus was my party chair.”

Jones stated, “You may have a leadership failure in both lanes of the party, and then Debbie, who should be the umpire, who should the marriage counselor, is coming in harder for Hillary Clinton than she is for herself. That is malpractice. I wish Reince Priebus was my party chair. He did a better job of handling the Trump situation than I’ve seen my party chair handle this situation, and I’m ashamed to say that. Yeah, I said it.”

Earlier, Jones said that he doesn’t think the conflict between Clinton and Sanders will be resolved in a few months, although he doesn’t think there will be “violent conflict” during the Democratic National Convention, or a lot of disruption inside the convention, “Unless, they keep rubbing people’s nose in it.”

He further criticized the “below subpar” diplomacy from Clinton to Sanders’ supporters.

(h/t Mediaite)

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