DNC Email Scandal Results in Wasserman Schultz Resigning as Party Leader

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PHILADELPHIA, PA -- After 27,000 emails and attachments from the Democratic National Committee were leaked and published online by the website WikiLeaks, guess it's safe to say the DNC was not feeling the Bern!

Yea, these emails, bouncing back and forth between elite figures in the DNC, discussed finding ways to discredit Bernie Sanders, in favor of Hillary Clinton.

One of the more significant scoops was the questioning of Bernie’s religion and going as far as attempting to call him an atheist.

Another email even shows DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz calling Sander's campaign manager "a damn liar."

"Well, first of all, I am not an atheist, but aside from all of that, I mean, it is an outrage and sad that you would have people in important positions in the DNC trying to undermine my campaign. It goes without saying the function of the DNC is to represent all of the candidates, to be fair and even-minded,” said Bernie Sanders on CNN.

The news comes just days before the Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia, a convention Shultz was expected to speak at but now won't. It has also been announced that she will step down as the party's leader after the convention is over.

Since the leak, Twitter has exploded with the new hashtag #demexit and angry tweets from Bernie supporters asking him to take back his endorsement for Hilary.

Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump put his two cents in on social media saying, the "leaked e-mails of DNC show plans to destroy Bernie Sanders. Mock his heritage and much more."

Looks like there will be quite a lot to talk about as time draws near for Americans to vote