Trump: Elizabeth Warren running against me would be 'a dream'
President Trump said in an interview broadcast Saturday night that Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSenate GOP blocks defense bill, throwing it into limbo Restless progressives eye 2024 Poll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run 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 Diane Rodham ClintonCountering the ongoing Republican delusion Republicans seem set to win the midterms — unless they defeat themselves Poll: Democracy is under attack, and more violence may be the future 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."