An Open Letter from HILLARY FOR AMERICA 2016 Team.

We were shocked to learn the news that Donna Brazile actively considered overturning the will of the Democratic voters by attempting to replace Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine as the Democratic Presidential and Vice Presidential nominees. It is particularly troubling and puzzling that she would seemingly buy into false Russian-fueled propaganda, spread by both the Russians and our opponent, about our candidate's health.

Donna came in to take over the DNC at a very difficult time. We were grateful to her for doing so. She is a longtime friend and colleague of many of us and has been an important leader in our party. But we do not recognize the campaign she portrays in the book.

The 2016 presidential campaign was unlike any in our history. It was very difficult for our candidates and our staff. We are very proud that throughout the campaign and the aftermath the staff stuck together, worked as a team, and did the best we could for both Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine. We did this for the simple reason that we thought Hillary Clinton would make the best President for the country we all love. We have now, as we did throughout the campaign, enormous love and pride for our candidate, Hillary Clinton. She, more than any of us, persevered through an incredibly difficult campaign and her commitment and stamina inspired us every day. We are very proud of the effort she and the campaign made in both the primary and the general election.

The general election loss was devastating for us all and something we live with every day. And while frustrating that the general election vote total did not change the outcome of the election, we remain proud that Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine received nearly 3 million more votes in the general election than their opponents.

Finally, we are pretty tired of people who were not part of our campaign telling the world what it was like to be on the inside of our campaign and how we felt about it. We loved our candidate and each other and it remains our honor to have been part of the effort to make Hillary Clinton the 45th President of the United States.

All Democrats should be doing everything they can — canvassing, phone banking, etc. — to help our candidates for Governor of Virginia and New Jersey and the other races around the country next Tuesday.

SIGNERS

Huma Abedin
Lily Adams
Emily Aden
Jon Adrabi
Cristóbal Alex
Varun Anand
Meg Ansara
John Anzalone
Vanessa Archambault
Charlie Baker
Daniel Barash
Patrick Bauer
Ashley Beale
Emmy Bengston
Alessandra Biaggi
Michael Billotti
David Binder
Peter Bondi
Michael Brasher
Emily Bromberg
Austin Brown
Ashley Burns
Angelique Cannon
Rachel Cantor
Glen Caplin
Yahel Carmon
Tony Carrk
Crystal Carson
Rebecca Chalif
Jenn Chang
Dennis Cheng
Oliver Chinyere
Corey Ciorciari
Matt Compton
Thomas Corrigan
Brynne Craig
Maria Cruz Lee
Leslie Dach
Evelyn Danforth
Jack Davis
Shawn Davis
Lyle Del Mar Canceko
Addisu Demissie
Donte Donald
Matt Dover
Katie Dowd
Dan Drabik
Amy Dudley
Manuelita Duran
Mariam Ehrari
Hana Elhattab
Marc Elias
Sterling Elmore
Adrienne Elrod
Paul Esker
Brian Fallon
Chris Farley
Jesse Ferguson
Ben Fifield
Amanda Finney
Rob Flaherty
Stephanie Formas
Christina Freundlich
Sophie Friedman
Rick Fromberg
Sarah Galvez
Kathy Gasperine
Tyrone Gayle
Vin Giannone
Teddy Goff
Molly Graepel
Shelley Greenspan
Mandy Grunwald
Erika Gudmundson
Mahen Gunaratna
Greg Gutiérrez
Greg Hale
Michael Halle
Stephanie Hannon
Kate Hansen
Sarah Hasenfuss
Anthony Hayes
Sarah Henning
Dylan Hewitt
Charles Hicks
Tim Hogan
Alex Hornbrook
Anne Hubert
Osi Imeokparia
Sarah Jacobs
Maia Johnson
Beth Jones
Helen Kalla
Grady Keefe
Connolly Keigher
Barbara Kinney
Jennifer Kinon
Ron Klain
Michelle Kleppe
D.J. Koessler
Nathaniel Koloc
Ben Krauss
Sarah Krauss
Elan Kriegel
Amanda Kules
Doug Landry
Jean Larsen
Sara Latham
Natasha Lawrence
Rebecca Leal
Jesse Lehrich
Ron Lester
David Levine
Fabien Levy
Sierra Lindsey
Sierra Lindsey Kos
Miryam Lipper
Lori Lodes
Elizabeth Lopez Sandoval
Jenna Lowenstein
Jim Margolis
Mina Markham
Marlon Marshall
Jeremy Massey
Zerlina Maxwell
Marisa McAuliffe
Gabrielle McCaffrey
Jess McIntosh
Ian Mellul
Anthony Mercurio
Nick Merrill
Nicole Michaelis
Lisa Millstein
Robby Mook
Jonathan Murray
Navin Nayak
Rafael Noboa y Rivera
Molly Nunez
Ann O'Leary
Cara Ortiz
Yaël Ouzillou
Jennifer Palmieri
Matt Paul
Francisco Pelayo
Valentina Perez
Lauren Peterson
Zac Petkanas
Anna-Lee Pittman
John Podesta
Sarah Pollack
Lorella Praelli
Jacob Priley
Trisha Quan
Olivia Raisner
Elianne Ramos
Antoinette Rangel
Jessalyn Reid
Noah Reisman
Christina Reynolds
Mitchell Rivard
Gwen Rocco
Gabe Rodriguez
Lindsay Roitman
Megan Rooney
Jason Rosenbaum
Jaclyn Rothenberg
Sylvia Ruiz
Robert Russo
Laurel Ruza
Taylor Salditch
Angelo Salomon
Ian Sams
Emily Samsel
Carlos Sanchez
Kristina Schake
Laura Schiller
Adam Schultz
Dan Schwerin
Josh Schwerin
Katy-Ann Searcy
Karuna Seshasai
Nichole Sessego
Vernessa Shih
Oren Shur
Jorge Silva
Samantha Slosberg
Mike Smith
Stephanie Smith
Sara Solow
Juliet Spies-Gans
Kate Stayman-London
Michael Stennis
Heather Stone
Tom Strong-Grinsell
Deepa Subramaniam
Jake Sullivan
Marcus Switzer
Eddie A. Taveras
Mike Taylor
Nat Thompson
Gita Tiku
Mini Timmaraju
KP Trueblood
Opal Vadhan
Lona Valmoro
Lisa Vedernikova
Rich Vickers
Alex Wall
Kate Waters
Yasmin Wazir
Margit Westerman
Julie Wood
Ashley Woolheater
Jessica Ybarra
Liz Zaretsky
Julie Zuckerbrod






















































































































































































































This was published on November 4, 2017 on Medium by Jesse Ferguson, Democratic Strategist; Frm Deputy National Press Secretary & Sr Spokesperson @ HFA; Frm Deputy Exec Director & IE Director at the DCCC.

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November 5, 2017

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