“The lack of real representation was highlighted days ago, and somehow they had enough time and found enough space to add billionaire Mike Bloomberg,” one adviser noted.
Three individuals had positive test results this week, a convention aide confirmed. They are now self-isolating.
“The reality is that this isn’t about policy, but about politics,” said Matt Duss, a top foreign-policy adviser to Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Former Vice President Joe Biden could end up giving the only major speech from the host city of Milwaukee.
“He made a lot of pledges at the beginning... And then he just decided not to,” said Rebecca Katz, a progressive Democratic strategist.
“We are presently working in the dark,” Virgie Rollins, the chair of the DNC Black Caucus, wrote in a memo obtained by The Daily Beast.
“Leadership means being able to adapt to any situation,” DNC Chairman Tom Perez said in a statement announcing plans to scale back the event.