- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders drag the government of his own party to court. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) decided to ban the campaign of a politician from a major database of information about voters.
The team of Sanders lost access to the database because employees by being able to get a technical fault data collected for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Sanders campaign manager acknowledged that mistakes were made, but also found that the party administration overreacted to the incident.
It seems that in this case try to help the Clinton campaign , complained campaign manager Jeff Weaver in American media. The information in the database, for example, about the voting behavior of people, is mainly used to collect donations.
The team of Sanders grabs own words next day about $ 600 000 (about 552 000 euro) by the punishment. We have our data and need to be stolen by the DNC , said Weaver.
The Clinton campaign accused the team of Sanders meanwhile the theft of important information. There is damage done which made irreversible , can be snorted campaign director Robby Mook turn.
Party chairman Debby Wasserman-Schultz showed The Washington Post that the penalty will only be lifted when the campaign team of Sanders promises to cooperate with an independent investigation. Also, full disclosure should be given.
According to Wasserman-Schultz Sanders himself was not informed of the incident. I know the senator here had nothing to do with it. Unfortunately, its employees acted inappropriately and should be held liable.