Democrats may not be the only ones hoping to see Elizabeth Warren’s name on the 2020 presidential ballot.
President Donald Trump said in an interview Saturday on Fox News’ “Watters’ World” that it would be “a dream come true” to run against the Massachusetts Democrat.
Trump’s comments came during a “lightning round” portion of the interview, when host Jesse Watters asked the president to describe several public figures in one word.
“I think she’d lose so badly,” Trump said in the interview, taped before his Wednesday rally in Nashville. “Honestly, I think she hurt Hillary Clinton very badly. I watched those speeches, the anger, the hatred in heart. And I said, ‘You know, she’s really bad for Hillary.’ I watched that last couple of weeks where she was getting up with that craziness and that anger.”
“Pocahontas would not be proud of her as her representative, believe me,” he added, repeating a taunt he deployed against Warren during the 2016 election.
Warren, who has already announced her reelection bid for 2018, has seen her profile rise nationally with her vociferous opposition to Trump’s administration. But a February poll predicted Trump would beat her in a 2020 presidential matchup.
Watters told Trump he thought Warren “is probably going to run against you.”
“I hope so, boy do I hope so,” Trump said. “That would be a dream come true.”