Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann Warren Sanders condemns his supporters’ ‘ugly, personal attacks’ against WarrenThe Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden riding wave of momentum after stunning Super TuesdayDelegate battle ahead likely favors BidenMORE (D-Mass.) said Thursday she still has faith a woman can be elected to the White House it just may take a little bit longer.
MSNBCs Rachel MaddowRachel Anne MaddowSanders says Biden winning African American support by ‘running with his ties to Obama’ Sanders condemns his supporters’ ‘ugly, personal attacks’ against WarrenTlaib says she held Omar’s hand during ‘triggering’ moments at Trump’s State of the Union speechMORE questioned Warren over frustration some women are feeling in the wake of the lawmaker ending her campaign earlier in the day.
Women around the country are like honestly it’s not going to be any of them, Maddow said, referencing the women who ran in the 2020 race. Lets get real, is it just that it can’t be any woman ever?
Oh god please no, that can’t be right, Warren responded. I know what youre talking about, this can not be the right answer.
The Massachusetts senator said she knows thats not the right answer for one reason: the strong, powerful women she saw when walking through her campaign headquarters Thursday as she announced shed be ending her campaign.
Warren said that women who worked on her campaign thanked her for standing up to her former Democratic primary opponent Michael BloombergMichael BloombergBiden surge calms Democratic jitters The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden riding wave of momentum after stunning Super TuesdayDelegate battle ahead likely favors BidenMORE. She also said women thanked her for being smart and making that OK, and for talking over men sometimes.
It’s just going to be a little longer before were going to have woman in the White House, but it doesnt mean it’s not going to happen, Warren said. It doesn’t mean it’s not going to happen soon.
Warren noted that people said a Catholic couldnt be elected until former President John F. Kennedy, and the same was said about not being able to elect a black man, until Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaSanders says Biden winning African American support by ‘running with his ties to Obama’Montana’s Democratic governor plans last-minute run for SenatePerez says he thinks Sanders will ‘abide by the rules’ at Democratic conventionMORE was. She underscored the point that people will not believe that a woman can be elected to the office of the president until a woman was elected.
The senator then repeated a mantra that she has used frequently throughout her political career to bring home the point.
We can’t lose hope over this. We can’t lose hope because the only way we make change is we get back up tomorrow we get back in the fight, she said. We persist.
Currently, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardHillicon Valley: Lawmakers seek 5G rivals to Huawei | Amazon, eBay grilled over online counterfeits | Judge tosses Gabbard lawsuit against Google | GOP senator introduces bill banning TikTok on government devicesDelegate battle ahead likely favors BidenJudge tosses Gabbard lawsuit against GoogleMORE (D-Hawaii) is the only female candidate left in the 2020 presidential race. Gabbard has yet to gain any traction in the race as the next nominating contest arrive on March 10.