President Donald Trump trolled newly elected Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez on Twitter over the weekend, suggesting his victory will benefit the Republican Party.
Members of the Democratic National Committee selected former secretary of labor Tom Perez to be its chairman on Saturday in a closely contested election that took two rounds to be settled.
Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz, a longtime Democrat, has promised to leave the Democratic Party if Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) is elected the next chair of the Democratic National Committee.
Former Democratic National Convention chair Howard Dean on Friday said that Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D., N.Y.) endorsement of Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) is a “kiss of death.”
The race to lead the Democratic Party has divided the labor movement with major unions split between former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison.
The race to be the next Democratic National Committee chair has been ongoing for several months, and one of the leading candidates is Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison. Before Democrats vote this weekend in Atlanta on who will lead the DNC, they should be cognizant of Ellison’s past.