Warren accuses Obama, Dems of abandoning working-class voters
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenKrystal Ball: Elites have chosen Warren as The One; Lauren Claffey: Is AOC wrong about the Electoral College? Poll shows Biden, Warren tied with Trump in Arizona McConnell rejects Democrats' 'radical movement' to abolish filibuster 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 ObamaTrump has 62 percent disapproval rating in new AP poll Rising Warren faces uphill climb with black voters Obama explains decision to get into movie business: 'We all have a sacred story' 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."