Supporters and protesters try to outshout each other as Democratic National Committee head Debbie Wasserman Schultz calls for unity at the DNC in Philadelphia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A raucous crowd in Philadelphia greets former Democratic National Committee head Debbie Wasserman Schultz who resigned on Sunday, effective at the end of the convention, after more than 19,000 DNC emails showed party officials working to undermine the insurgent presidential campaign of Clinton's primary rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Trying to calm down the crowd, Schultz spoke on the importance of unity within the Democratic party. The disclosure of the emails angered Sanders' supporters and complicated Democratic plans to portray a convention image of no-drama competence in contrast to the volatile Donald Trump, who was formally nominated for president at a chaotic Republican convention in Cleveland last week. It also cast a shadow over preparations in Philadelphia for Clinton's coronation as the nominee to face Trump in the Nov. 8 presidential election. The former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state will be the first woman nominated for president by a major U.S. political party. The cache of emails leaked by the WikiLeaks website on Friday disclosed that DNC officials explored ways to undercut Sanders, including raising questions about whether the Vermont lawmaker, who is Jewish, was really an atheist. Sanders supporters were already dismayed that Clinton passed over liberal favorites like U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to select the more moderate U.S. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her vice presidential running mate.