Warren accuses Obama, Dems of abandoning working-class voters
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations Progressive activist Ady Barkan endorses Biden, urges him to pick Warren as VP Congress must act now to fix a Social Security COVID-19 glitch and expand, not cut, benefits 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 Hussein ObamaNeil Young updates song 'Lookin' for a Leader' opposing Trump, endorsing Biden Bellwether counties show trouble for Trump Trump may be DACA participants' best hope, but will Democrats play ball? 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."