DCCC sees a staff shakeup in the midst of diversity, and the Chairman calls it ‘humbling day’

Rep. Cheri Bustos seen before in the June interview on MSNBC.
(Cheri Bustos/Twitter)

The democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced a new interim managing Director and other top staff changes on Monday to the criticism reported that the staff reflect the diversity of the Democratic party.

The shakeup was announced, reported to a meeting at headquarters on Capitol Hill, Political. The news site ran stories highlighting the Committee’s diversity, and the reports of the tense meeting on Monday sparked. Two sources for Fox News confirmed the Politico report.


“Today is a sobering day was filled with tough conversations that all too often, we avoid it, but I can confidently say that we will protect the first steps in the direction of the commissioning of the DCCC back on the path and expand our majority, with a staff that really, the diversity of our Democratic caucus and our party,” Rep. Cheri Bustos, D reflects-Ill., the Chairman, said in a statement.

Bustos announced that Jacqueline Newman, Allison Jaslow, a war veteran who resigned his office earlier in the day replace. Jaslow and Bustos were in the proximity. Roll Call reported that Jaslow had worked Bustos ” campaign, and was once chief-of-staff in her house office.


Republicans seized on the turmoil.

The Washington Examiner reported that Michael McAdams, a spokesman for the GOP campaign arm, “mutiny in progress, in the case of Cheri Bustos’ DCCC. What a disaster for house Democrats.”

Politico reported that lawmakers in the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were upset with Bustos about the exclusion of minorities from key positions, and instead, like Jaslow, held loyalists in the vicinity.

Bustos said in the statement that you are proud of your team, but promised to make it better.


The DCCC has been effective in the fundraiser last year, and announced in may that they raised $8.85 million in may—his biggest haul for the month, according to the reports.

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