Warren accuses Obama, Dems of abandoning working-class voters
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenLive coverage: Senate GOP unveils its ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief Budowsky: Dems madder than hell MORE (D-Mass.) is blasting her fellow Democrats, accusing the party of ignoring working-class Americans in favor of the wealthy.

In an interview published Monday with The Guardian, Warren slammed former President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaObama WH ethics lawyer: Lack of Comey tapes example of 'witness intimidation' Education Dept. regulatory reform task force finds over 150 rules to review Ice Cube: Black community not high on Trump's priorities list MORE for being out of touch with average voters.

"President Obama, like many others in both parties, talk about a set of big national statistics that look shiny and great but increasingly have giant blind spots,” Warren said.

She argued that actual experiences for many Americans don't reflect Obama's rhetoric.

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"The lived experiences of most Americans is that they are being left behind in this economy. Worse than being left behind, they’re getting kicked in the teeth.”

The progressive senator says she believes many members of her own party have joined Republicans in selling out the working class.

"The Republicans have clearly thrown their lot in with the rich and the powerful, but so have a lot of Democrats," Warren said.

Warren, who is viewed as a possible 2020 White House contender, is currently on tour promoting her new book, "This Fight Is Our Fight."