Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz angered many top leaders in the party she leads as Democratic National Committee chair when she went public with her plans to use the connections she’s made in her national job to position herself for a statewide run in Florida or even a bid to replace Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader in the House.
“This is unbelievable. So much for supporting the president or electing Democrats,” said a top Democratic political adviser. “She was honest that this is about her.”
Wasserman Schultz told Politico Friday that she plans to use the DNC’s donor network to create a political infrastructure for herself, with the goal of building a ladder of powerful connections.
“It’s a f***ng car wreck,” said a third prominent Democrat.