Trump retweets Fox News video on Warren criticizing Obama

President Trump on Friday sought to exacerbate tensions among Democrats, retweeting a Fox News segment on Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenCordray's legacy of consumer protection worth defending Booker tries to find the right lane  Jones raised 0K a day after first Moore accusers came forward: report MORE (D-Mass.) criticizing former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaReport: FCC chair to push for complete repeal of net neutrality Right way and wrong way Keystone XL pipeline clears major hurdle despite recent leak MORE's decision to give a high-priced speech to an investment firm.

The Friday "Fox and Friends" clip features Warren saying she was "troubled" by reports that Obama is to receive $400,000 for a September speech.

"One of things that I talk about in the book is the influence of money," Warren said in a Sirius XM interview rebroadcast on Fox. “I describe it as a snake that slithers through Washington. And that it shows up in so many different ways here in Washington.”

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Obama reportedly agreed to speak at Cantor Fitzgerald LP’s healthcare conference in September for $400,000.

The reports are stirring divisions among Democrats, with many progressives criticizing Obama.

The issue loomed large in the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries, when Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE faced frequent criticism from opponent Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDe Blasio headed to Iowa to speak at political fundraiser Yes, spills happen — but pipelines are still the safest way to move oil Why sexual harassment discussions include lawmakers talking about Bill Clinton’s past MORE (I-Vt.) for her paid Wall Street speeches. It also came up during Clinton’s general election campaign against Trump.

An Obama spokesman defended the former president this week, noting he instituted Wall Street reform during his tenure despite raising significant campaign funds from the financial sector.