Transcript for DNC Dissention and Chaos
Pat good evening from Philadelphia tonight where before the convention even began today chaos and division here in Philly. And it did not stop with that gavel just a short time ago here the convention now under way with bullying with chants of burning. Hillary Clinton has said we're stronger together but shall have work to do hear party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz a congresswoman from Florida. Booed in front of the cameras today she was supposed to be holding that gavel not long ago. But she wasn't even allowed on that stage Bernie Sanders speaking before hundreds of his own supporters. He said Democrats must not and support Hillary Clinton there were who's there to. And tonight the FBI is now investigating those leaked party emails national security officials telling ABC news they believe Russian hackers. Were behind it all. And the Clinton camp tonight saying those hackers might be deliberately trying to help Donald Trump. ABC Cecilia Vega is Mike down on the floor tonight. Okay. Or. They want and before the convention even begins this explosive. Seeing. Anger erupting as Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz addresses for. Florida yeah. Wasserman Schultz. Standing firm. But Bernie Sanders supporters tokens such force no one can stop them. Eight revolt in the Democratic Party. After hacked emails revealed the DNC favored Clinton over Sanders during the primary. Wasserman Schultz in the middle of the scandal hit she was still scheduled to doubt the convention to order tour. It. Outside the convention halls Sanders booed as he tries to fire up hundreds of his delegates. We have got to the three. Donald Trott. They have not slow lacked Hillary Clinton. It's damn tank. Am. I. Sanders tries to quiet the crowd to no avail. The. Instead. This is the real rural. That we lived in trump. Is a bully. And hate demagogue. A this is not know day one was supposed to go on the campaign trail in North Carolina Clinton painting a rosier picture. We're gonna have a very different tonic convention than they have last week. And soon after. This announcement. Wasserman Schultz would not gavel in the convention after all. Instead it is time to bring in is convention and someone else is out there on that stage and it's not that wasserman song. She said she made her decision in the interest of making sure that we can start the democratic convention on a high notes. And now it is all up to Sanders and his big speech tonight. As he toured the podium before the big show I asked putting an essay hears supporters did to get them and lie to vote for Hillary Clinton senator Sanders. No comments. That task may not be so easy. The first few minutes of the team. Hillary Clinton would do. A. And her supporters growing every mention of Clinton's name. And Cecilia Vega joins us now from the floor very raucous convention floor tonight it's a silly we know the DNC. Is now apologizing to Bernie Sanders about some of the content in those emails but tonight there's a new message from Sanders to his supporters of an office Boeing. David he is leading home tonight he sent an email and a text message to his supporters he said our credibility as a movement we'll. Damage fighting protests so far though David that seemed to be having little effect down here on the. Yet received upward as of now from Bernie Sanders tonight in the meantime the First Lady Michelle Obama is underway tonight she is one of the main speakers here tonight the First Lady will be taking its. This state she will then be followed by Massachusetts senator. Elisabeth Lauren David. Bernie Sanders though is the final person to take this stage tonight all eyes on him right and carry it on prime time Cecilia thank you.
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