Democratic Party insiders are quietly throwing cold-water on a possible presidential run by hyper-liberal Senator Elizabeth Warren; warning strategists the firebrand legislator would likely go down in defeat against President Trump in 2020.
According to the Hill, liberal loyalists are beginning to doubt whether the former Harvard professor has the ability to win over Trump districts across the country that voted for Obama in 2012; a pivotal challenge in their quest to retake the Oval Office.
“I just can’t see a blue-collar, Rust Belt guy voting for her,” said one Democratic insider. “I think the party needs to be realistic about that.”
“Warren (D-Mass.) has shown an ability to rally and excite progressives, she’s a proven fundraiser and she has policy bona fides from her work in the Senate,” writes the Hill. “Yet there are creeping doubts among some Democrats that she’s the best candidate to take on Trump.”
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