DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz: There's "No Shred of Evidence To Suggest That I’m Favoring Hillary Clinton"


The head of the Democratic National Committee on Monday dismissed the controversy over Hillary Clinton's emails as secretary of State, saying it won't decide the election.

“This election is not about Hillary Clinton’s emails,” Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) told host Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network’s "Mornings with Maria." "It’s about whether or not we’re going to be able to help people who feel like they’re not on the firmest ground right now have more confidence that they can help their kids be better off and reach the middle class.

“Clinton handled the email process correctly and according to the letter of the law. In terms of what she was doing with compliance, she was compliant. She has released 55,000 pages of emails. She’s actually said she would not have used private email.”

Wasserman Schultz also rejected suggestions that she has Clinton over Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary.

“There is no just no shred of evidence to suggest that I’m favoring Hillary Clinton,” she said of the Democratic presidential front-runner