Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez vowed Sunday that the 2020 Democratic primaries will be “fair to everybody” after former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile claimed the 2016 Democratic primary was rigged in favor of Hillary Clinton.
Perez also wants voters to “feel like the party is transparent.”
“It’s clear to me that the DNC has to do a better job of ensuring that the Democratic primary process is fair to everybody. And by everybody, I mean not just the candidates, but that voters feel like the party is transparent and the party is giving an opportunity to everyone,” Perez said to host John Catsimatidis.
He continued, “I know that we have to do a better job as the Democratic Party in making sure that the process is fair. For instance, one thing we’re going to do is announce the primary debate schedule well before we know who the candidates are because last time around, there was a very strong sense that the primary debate schedule was set up in a way as to help one candidate over another. And we’re not going to have that happen. We have to be fair throughout.”
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