Warren: 'It's never OK to celebrate segregationists. Never'

Warren: 'It's never OK to celebrate segregationists. Never'

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSusan Rice sees stock rise in Biden VP race The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden chips away at Trump's fundraising advantage Warnock raises almost M in Georgia Senate race in second quarter MORE (D-Mass.) on Wednesday criticized comments made by former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump second-term plans remain a mystery to GOP Susan Rice: Trump picks Putin over troops 'even when it comes to the blood of American service members' Does Donald Trump even want a second term? MORE about working with segregationist senators.

"I’m not here to criticize other Democrats, but it’s never OK to celebrate segregationists. Never,” she said, according to tweets from several reporters. 

Biden has come under fire for touting his work with two segregationist senators in the 1970s as an example of bygone "civility."

"At least there was some civility. We got things done," Biden said at Tuesday night fundraiser of his work with former Sens. James Eastland (D-Miss.) and Herman Talmadge (D-Ga.). 

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"We didn’t agree on much of anything. We got things done. We got it finished," Biden added. "But today, you look at the other side and you’re the enemy. Not the opposition, the enemy. We don't talk to each other anymore."

Biden was also criticized for the comment by 2020 candidates New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioSunday shows - FDA commissioner declines to confirm Trump claim that 99 percent of COVID-19 cases are 'harmless' Former NYPD commissioner: De Blasio has 'sapped the strength of the department' Reopening schools seen as vital step in pandemic recovery MORE (D), Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSusan Rice sees stock rise in Biden VP race Jaime Harrison seeks to convince Democrats he can take down Lindsey Graham Senators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents MORE (D-Calif.), Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSenators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents Joe Biden must release the results of his cognitive tests — voters need to know GOP senators debate replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday MORE (D-N.J.) and former Rep. John DelaneyJohn DelaneyCoronavirus Report: The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Rep. Rodney Davis Eurasia Group founder Ian Bremmer says Trump right on China but wrong on WHO; CDC issues new guidance for large gatherings The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas says country needs to rethink what 'policing' means; US cases surpass 2 million with no end to pandemic in sight MORE (D-Md.)

Warren and Biden are among two dozen people vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and are two of the top contenders.