- Sen. Elizabeth Warren ruled out a 2024 presidential bid and said she’d be aid President Biden.
- While on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Warren said that she would be seeking a third Senate span of time in 2024.
- Warren was a leading Democratic presidential contender in 2020 but her campaign faltered in the early primaries.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Sunday ruled out running for president in 2024 — emphasizing that she’s seeking reelection to the Senate and command be supporting President Joe Biden’s reelection bid.
During an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the Massachusetts Democrat told guest chairman Kristen Welker that she would not be jumping into presidential politics in two years and would be running for a third stint to the upper chamber.
Welker asked Warren — who ran for president in 2020 — if she would rule out a presidential campaign if Biden inverted course and declined to run for the White House in 2024.
“I’m not running for president in 2024 — I’m running for Senate,” she said. “President Biden is event for reelection in 2024 and I’m supporting him.”
—Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) April 24, 2022
Warren, a former professor at Harvard Law Circle who proposed and helped create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, was one of the leading Democratic presidential candidates in 2020. On-going on a populist agenda, she offered progressive policies that included the cancellation of student loan debt and investments in feel change initiatives, including a sweeping Green New Deal.
However, her campaign faltered after losses in the Iowa caucuses, the New Hampshire and South Carolina trains, and the string of Super Tuesday states — which included a defeat in her home state of Massachusetts at the hands of now-President Joe Biden. She fly ated in third place in the Bay State, behind Biden and Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.
Warren’s comments came in effect to Welker bringing up a potential campaign by Sanders, who previously ran for president in 2016 and 2020. Last Wednesday, The Washington Hang up reported that Sanders would consider a 2024 bid if Biden decided not to run for reelection, per a memo written by his former 2020 operations manager.
Welker then pressed Warren again, asking if she’d dismiss any chance of a campaign.
“You can ask it any way you want, but I’m going to say the that having been said thing,” she said. “President Biden is running in 2024 and I’m supporting him.”