Warren: 'I am not running for president, I’m doing my work'

Warren: 'I am not running for president, I’m doing my work'
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders: Trump should confront Putin over Mueller probe indictments Midterms will show voters are tired of taking back seat to Wall Street McConnell: I won't be intimidated by protesters MORE (D-Mass.) is brushing aside speculation that she could mount a run for the White House, saying her sights are instead set on pushing back against President TrumpDonald John TrumpReporters defend CNN's Acosta after White House says he 'disrespected' Trump with question Security costs of Trump visit to Scotland sparks outrage among Scottish citizens Ex-CIA officer: Prosecution of Russians indicted for DNC hack 'ain't ever going to happen' MORE's agenda. 

“We can’t just play this game of once every four years and getting focused there. We need to focus on the fights in front of us," Warren said at a town hall meeting in Revere, Mass. Friday. "I’m doing my job every single day. I am not running for president, I’m doing my work.”

Speculation has swirled for months that the Massachusetts Democrat and progressive firebrand is eying a bid to take on Trump in 2020.

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And while Warren has said she's not running for president, she has emerged as a fierce and widely recognized critic of the Trump administration and attended a number of high-profile public events in recent months that signal a growing national profile for the senator.

At her town hall meeting on Friday, Warren went on the offensive against Trump, casting his administration as roiled by chaos and controversies.

“Every day that goes by, we are paying a price in America for Donald Trump’s reckless and irresponsible behavior with the Russians and that needs to come to come to an end and it needs to happen quickly,” she said.