© 2021 WYSO
Our Community. Our Nation. Our World.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
News

Ohio Sanders Delegate Worried About Impact of Leaked Emails

nina_turner.jpg
Karen Kasler

One Ohio party leader who’s at the DNC as an elected delegate for Bernie Sanders says she’s very worried about the effect of the email scandal involving the outgoing Democratic Party chair. 

Former state Sen. Nina Turner of Cleveland is concerned. “The facade of unity is not going to carry out until some folks really start to address this issue and give voice to the issue.”

Turner says the Democratic Party needs to address the leaked e-mails that show Debbie Wasserman Schultz slammed Bernie Sanders and wasn’t neutral in her role as party chair – and that pro-Bernie demonstrators might not come out to vote if they don’t hear that. “We have to say we're going to do things in a different way, that we need you. People want to be asked to the dance.”

And as for whether she’s on board with Hillary Clinton, Turner only says she’s trying to get through this week.