The Massachusetts senator has largely avoided talking concerning Trump since she began testing the waters for a campaign over a month past. She’s been a frequent target of the president, who has criticized her past claims to Native American heritage, together within a very tweet Sat night.
The White House did not justify what the president was referring to in his tweet, although some Democrats defendant him of constructing light of the path of Tears — the forced removal of Cherokee and several other other Native American tribes from their lands in the decade. Warren’s campaign would not say what the senator believes Trump was referencing.
Warren formally launched her campaign in Massachusetts on Saturday, wherever she issued a challenge to the super rich and known as Trump “just the most recent and most extreme symptom of what is gone wrong in America.”
She continued: “Here’s what bothers me. By the time we tend to get to 2020, Donald Trump might not even be president. In fact, he may not even be a free person.”
Warren’s campaign says the Massachusetts Democrat can make her initial trip to Greenville on a weekday for an organizing event. She did one thing similar last month within the state capital of Columbia.
Warren’s South Carolina swing overlaps with Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of Calif., who is additionally eyeing the White House. Harris is within the state on Friday and Saturday.
Warren formally proclaimed her movement Saturday in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and is visiting New Hampshire and Iowa this weekend.