Bernie Sanders: ‘We Have to Replace the Current Democratic National Committee Leadership’

Tuesday during remarks he gave in Washington, D.C., Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, seemingly called for Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) to be ousted. Sanders has criticized Wasserman Schultz in the past, but in this instance he cited the need for a more progressive platform and improvements with the election processes. Partial transcript as follows: Number one, I do believe that we have to replace the current Democratic National Committee leadership. We need a person at the leadership of the DNC who is vigorously supporting and out working to bring people into the political progress. Yeah, I know political parties need money. But it is more important that we have energy, that we have young people, that we have working class people who are going to participate in the political process and fight for their kids and for their parents. We need, at the Democratic National Convention, to approve a progressive platform, the most progressive platform ever passed by the Democratic Party, a platform which makes it crystal clear that the Democratic Party is, in fact, on the side of working people, is on the side of low-income people, is on