Poll Context: Speaking to CNN’s Jake Tapper, Bernie Sanders on Saturday said he supports Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Democratic opponent in her August 30 primary, adding that if he is elected president, he would effectively terminate her chairmanship of the DNC. He said,
“Well, clearly, I favor her opponent,” Sanders told Tapper. “His views are much closer to mine than as to Wasserman Shultz’s.”
Sanders added that if he’s elected president, he wouldn’t reappoint Wasserman Schultz to head the DNC.