Elizabeth Warren to Endorse Hillary Clinton on ‘Rachel Maddow’

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Elizabeth Warren will endorse Hillary Clinton on “The Rachel Maddow Show” on Thursday, MSBNC said in a statement.

Warren, a potential Clinton pick for vice president, will follow President Obama’s endorsement earlier in the day.

Her endorsement has significance because she has been a star of the progressive wing of the Democratic party, and her nod could help unify party activists. Like Bernie Sanders, she has railed against campaign finance and lobbying, a system that she says is “rigged” in favor of Wall Street and major corporations.

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Sanders met with Obama on Thursday but said afterward that he is continuing his campaign into next week, when the District of Columbia holds its primary.

Clinton claimed the nomination on Tuesday, and plans to campaign next week with Obama in Green Bay, Wis.

Warren was one of the few senators not to endorse in the primary, but she did engage in a protracted Twitter war with Donald Trump. Her criticisms led him to call her “Pocahontas.”

Update: In the interview, Warren said that she is “ready to get in their fight and work my heart out for Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States and to make sure that Donald Trump never gets any place close to the White House.”

“I think having a fighter in the lead, a female fighter in the lead, is exactly what this country needs,” she said.

She said that Clinton has not talked to her about being a running mate. Asked whether she believed that she could be ready to be president, she said, “Yes, I do.”

She also called Donald Trump “a threat” to the country.

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  1. Hmmm…you mean the same Liz Warren who took $400K to teach one class for one year at a University and then complains about the high cost of tuition? The same Liz Warren who lied about her Native American heritage….yes, sounds like she would make a fine VP with the lying Hillary Clinton.

  2. Observer says:

    One fake liar…. endorses a sell out her country to the highest bidder liar.

    Two peas in a pod.
    Who are the dolts supporting either pea?

    Don’t be a pod.

  3. goatsandmonkeys says:

    Bernie voted to deregulate derivatives in the year 2000, one of the direct causes of the 2008 financial crash. Hillary Clinton, on the contrary, addressed derivatives prior to the crash: she “called for addressing risks of derivatives, cracking down on subprime mortgages and improving financial oversight” early on in the financial crisis.

  4. Molly says:

    This woman is the biggest fraud of the progressive wing. Claimed Native American heritage without proof in order to get hired. Railed against tuition costs yet took a $300,000 salary to teach a single course. Spoke out against the middle class being “screwed” yet helped screw them with flipping foreclosed houses.

    Total hypocrite.

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