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Wasserman Schultz: Jerusalem Being Left Out Of Platform "Technical Oversight"

DNC chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) says the omission of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the word God in the party platform was a "technical oversight" because it is "many pages long."

CNN reporter: "You're one of the most prominent Jewish lawmakers, how did you feel when you learned that the platform omitted Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: "Well, really, it was essentially a technical oversight. President Obama, because he personally believes that Jerusalem is and always should remain the capital of Israel, he made sure we amended the platform so it would reflect his personal view, as well as reflect the language that we had in the platform in 2008."

Wasserman Schultz uses the excuse that the platform was "many pages long":

CNN reporter: "How was it overlooked?"

Wasserman Schultz: "You know, look, platforms are many pages long. The bottom line is that we've taken steps. We've amended it. President Obama felt it was important to reflect his person view and it's done and we're moving forward and continuing this convention."

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