Obama vs. Warren


The Electoral Review

As discussed earlier, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is causing a major divide between the moderates and the progressives within the Democratic Party. Barack Obama, the de facto leader of the moderate faction and Elizabeth Warren, the voice of the progressives, recently exchanged words that highlight the discrepancy between the two sides.

In an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, Obama took the following position when asked about Elizabeth Warren’s opposition to the TPP:

“I love Elizabeth. We’re allies on a whole host of issues, but she’s wrong on this.”

Watch the full clip of the interview here:

Warren fired back at Obama yesterday through a blog post on her website.

“If the American people would be opposed to a trade agreement if they saw it, then that agreement should not become the law of the United States…

The Administration says I’m wrong – that there’s nothing to worry about…

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