Watch: Hillary Clinton Delegate Reveals 'Manipulation' at Controversial Nevada Dem Convention
An awful lot has been said about the chaos at the Nevada convention last week.
"Debbie Wasserman-Schultz wants you to believe that there was incredible violence and that was all that there was at Nevada, with Bernie Bros threatening to tear down the whole house and set it on fire,” said the Young Turks host John Iadarola.
There was more to it than that, he claimed. "They don’t actually show that the rules were clearly manipulated. There’s video evidence which we’ve shown. They won’t admit that and all the news reports about it won’t admit that either," Iadarola added.
TYT's political reporter Jordan Chariton located a Hillary Clinton delegate who was also shocked and dismayed by last-minute rule changes and shady goings-on.
“We had done absolutely everything—done it on time, had the state office confirm it and mysteriously in an email that went out Wednesday our names weren’t there," said Clinton delegate Pat Barrett. "When I went to try to correct it, I was given lots of various information—really no one seemed to know what was going on.”
“Eventually, I ended up in a long line outside the credentials committee room. Everyone got to go in, it was very interesting, but I stood and waited for four hours. They put [my name] back on [the list] and then an hour later when we were voting in the district rooms, my husband’s name was mysteriously taken off again,” Barrett said.
But why did the names disappear in the first place?
“We were on the Hillary side and we were told that the leaders in each [Bernie and Hillary] team had the right to scrub anybody they wanted to. We went ballistic and shortly thereafter one of the people on the Hillary team got a text from the woman was setting up the Hillary team in Nevada. And she said, ’No it wasn’t us. That came from the state level.' In other words, that came from the chairperson, whose name is Roberta Lange," said Barrett.