Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren calls on big banks to follow Capital One in ditching overdraft fees Crypto firm top executives to testify before Congress Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker won't seek reelection MORE (D-Mass.) said Tuesday that she has no plans to run for president in 2020.
"No," Warren answered when asked on NBC's "Today" show if she was planning a White House bid. "I am running in 2018 for senator from Massachusetts."
Host Matt Lauer appeared to question her response, saying, "A lot of people are already printing up those bumper stickers for 2020 that say, 'She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.' "
Warren did not respond to his comment.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellCongress averts shutdown after vaccine mandate fight House sets up Senate shutdown showdown Biden says he doesn't believe a government shutdown will happen MORE (R-Ky.) created a rallying cry for Warren's supporters in February. McConnell rebuked Warren after the Senate voted to prevent her from speaking during a hearing for then-Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsPress: For Trump endorsement: The more sordid, the better Those predicting Facebook's demise are blowing smoke If bitcoin is 'digital gold,' it should be taxed like gold MORE's (R-Ala.) nomination as attorney general.
“Sen. Warren was giving a lengthy speech. She had appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted," McConnell said.
"She persisted," has remained a popular slogan since.
For months, there has been talk of a potential Warren campaign, though Warren has repeatedly said she is not considering running. The rumors even prompted President Trump to say last month that running against Warren would be a "dream come true."