Trump: Elizabeth Warren running against me would be 'a dream'
President Trump said in an interview broadcast Saturday night that Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren rips Trump’s proposed budget cuts to Social Security Republicans should stop Elizabeth Warren's effort to expand the regulatory state Why Congress needs to reform structured settlements MORE (D-Mass.) launching a presidential bid against him would be "a dream come true."
 
“I think she’d lose so badly," Trump said during an interview on Fox News' "Watters' World."
 
Trump claimed Warren, a top surrogate for 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton slams Trump's budget: 'An unimaginable level of cruelty' Trump’s crisis of legitimacy Hannity on Seth Rich coverage: ‘I retracted nothing’ MORE, “was getting up with that craziness and that anger” in speeches on the campaign trail.
 
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"I think she hurt Hillary Clinton very badly," Trump said. "I watched those speeches — the anger, the hatred, in her heart — and I said, 'Ya know, she’s really bad for Hillary.'"
 
"Pocahontas would not be proud of her as her representative, believe me," Trump continued, resurfacing his campaign-trail nickname for the Democratic senator. 
 
Fox host Jesse Watters suggested that Warren, who is among several Democratic senators often floated as a possible 2020 contender, is "probably going to run against you."
 
"I hope so," Trump responded. "That would be a dream come true."
 
Warren ripped into Trump in various speeches during last year's campaign and has remained a constant presence on Twitter going after Trump since he took office in late January.
 
Trump's comments to Fox News came during a "lightning round" segment where he gave short descriptions of various political and media figures.
 
He called his senior adviser Kellyanne Conway a “very nice woman," while when asked about Clinton, responded simply, "disappointed."
 
Trump also said that billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban “backed me all the way, but when I wouldn’t return his phone calls he went the other way, picked the wrong horse."
 
The president spoke in less detailed terms when asked about Russian President Vladimir Putin.
 
“Don’t know him, but certainly he is a tough cookie and I don’t know how he’s doing for Russia. We’re gonna find out one day I guess," Trump said.
 
Trump also said that he would be "very much involved" in selecting the design of his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying "almost 200 bidders" had put in for the project and it would start "very soon."