Warren's debut trip to Iowa ignites voter passion

05 January, 2019, 08:45 | Author: Trevor Moore
  • Donald Trump and Elizabeth Warren

"We have to get out there and be clear about what we're fighting for, and then we've got to show we're willing to fight for it".

"We've got to stand behind the kinds of changes that will matter in the lives of everyday people..." Still, her decision to go to Iowa first - and build up her campaign staff there - suggests she views it as critical to her efforts to rise to the top of a crowded field.

Watch the Senator's comments above.

It also pointed out that Trump has been critical of Warren's claims that she had some Native American ancestry.

Warren fundraised this week off a Politico story that was panned by progressives for wondering if she could overcome being "written off as too unlikable".

Warren said she plans to run on many of those same basic economic issues, which she said have been made even more precarious by Washington politics. According to reporters, Trump has stated that he'd, "love to run against" her in the 2020 race.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called President Donald Trump an "accelerant" to a corrupt system Wednesday night in her first TV interview since announcing she is a likely contender to President Donald Trump in 2020.

Lakers’ Lebron James taking time to heal groin injury
Kyle Kuzma scored 24 points and Lonzo Ball had 19 for the Lakers, who played without LeBron James , Rajon Rondo and JaVale McGee . In his absence, the Lakers had lost to the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night, albeit to a buzzer-beating three-pointer.

Politico noted Warren had launched an exploratory committee on New Year's Eve. "I don't know, you'd have to ask her psychiatrist".

On this news buzz edition of River to River, host Emily Woodbury speaks with political analyst Donna Hoffman of the University of Northern Iowa for analysis ahead of Senator Warren's visit to Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Storm Lake, and Des Moines.

"I think the conversation of whether or not she's electable is borderline sexist because they focus on a lot of things I think they wouldn't be focused on if she was a man", Smith said.

Warren has had a rough start to her presidential bid all around.

Warren said the US needs "comprehensive immigration reform" - especially after a bipartisan bill aimed at overhauling the system passed the Senate but was later voted down by Republicans in the House of Representatives, she noted. Bernie Sanders' Iowa caucus director in 2016.

Warren has been one of Trump's most outspoken critics, and Trump in turn has long derided her claims of Native American heritage by calling her "Pocahontas".

Iowa's caucuses will not be held for another 13 months in February of 2020.

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