Court Admits DNC and Debbie Wasserman Schulz Rigged Primaries Against Sanders

Observer – by Michael Sainato

In June 2016, a class action lawsuit was filed against the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and former DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz for violating the DNC Charter by rigging the Democratic presidential primaries for Hillary Clinton against Bernie Sanders. Even former Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid admitted in July 2016, ““I knew—everybody knew—that this was not a fair deal.” He added adding that Debbie Wasserman Schultz should have resigned much sooner than she did. The lawsuit was filed to push the DNC to admit their wrongdoing and provide Bernie Sanders supporters, who supported him financially with millions of dollars in campaign contributions, with restitution for being cheated.  

On August 25, 2017, Federal Judge William Zloch, dismissed the lawsuit after several months of litigation in which DNC attorneys argued that the DNC would be well within their rights to rig primaries and select their own candidate. “In evaluating Plaintiffs’ claims at this stage, the Court assumes their allegations are true—that the DNC and Wasserman Schultz held a palpable bias in favor Clinton and sought to propel her ahead of her Democratic opponent,” the court order dismissing the lawsuit stated.

The order then explained why the lawsuit would be dismissed. “The Court must now decide whether Plaintiffs have suffered a concrete injury particularized to them, or one certainly impending, that is traceable to the DNC and its former chair’s conduct—the keys to entering federal court. The Court holds that they have not.” The court added that it did not consider this within its jurisdiction. “Federal courts are courts of limited jurisdiction, possessing ‘only that power authorized by Constitution and statute.’”

The order reaffirmed that the primaries were tipped in Hillary Clinton’s favor, but the court’s authority to intervene in a court of law is limited.

“The Court thus assumes that the DNC and Wasserman Schultz preferred Hillary Clinton as the Democratic candidate for president over Bernie Sanders or any other Democratic candidate. It assumes that they stockpiled information useful to the Clinton campaign. It assumes that they devoted their resources to assist Clinton in securing the party’s nomination and opposing other Democratic candidates. And it assumes that they engaged in these surreptitious acts while publically proclaiming they were completely neutral, fair, and impartial. This Order therefore concerns only technical matters of pleading and subject-matter jurisdiction.”

At this time, it’s unclear if the attorneys who filed the class action lawsuit, Jared and Elizabeth Beck, will pursue other legal recourse regarding the 2016 Democratic primaries.

Court Concedes DNC Had the Right to Rig Primaries Against Sanders


4 thoughts on “Court Admits DNC and Debbie Wasserman Schulz Rigged Primaries Against Sanders

  1. Fk you Ried
    You knew but didn’t do shit about it
    Typ POS that you are !

    Gdammit people wake the F up

  2. I wonder how those two “attorneys” feel about being f–ked over by the self-same system that they serve? I wonder if they’re “getting it” yet?
    Makes me wonder if this whole “trial” isn’t just a put up job.
    People will say “oh look. We don’t have to sue, these two lawyers are doing it for us.”
    The lawyers lose going in, as planned.
    The people are still pissed.
    The lawyers shrug and say “look, we did everything we could. We did it the right way, through the court system. There’s nothing more we can do.”
    The people will shrug and say “Gee, I guess your right.”
    And the whole affair fades into nothingness as the corrupt and terribly vicious DNC gallops off into the sunset, while the court gavel bangs away, in an untouchable and greedy fashion.

  3. In order for this to have been lawful, the decision would have had to be that both the DNC and the Republican parties were at fault because it was NEVER a constitutional power given to the two parties, but was instead the selection of each state’s presidential candidate is up to the STATE representatives AFTER they poll the people of the state on who they want for a candidate. The parties selcting our “candidates” for us was a power the parties gave to themselves.

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