Marcia Fudge Demands Respect And ‘Respects Everyone Back’
Marcia Fudge Demands Respect and ‘Respects Everyone Back’
PHILADELPHIA — The Democratic National Convention was off to a rocky start Monday when Rep. Marcia L. Fudge took the stage.
The Ohio Democrat is the permanent chairwoman of the convention in Philadelphia, where supporters of presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton have clashed with disaffected supporters of her primary challenger, Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Delegates began to break out into boos and cheers as the opening prayer began the proceedings. Boos erupted when Fudge referenced Clinton, but she wasn’t having any of it.
“There are many of you in this room that do not know me,” Fudge told the raucous crowd. “Let me …