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Conservatives slam Warren's call to put transgender women in women's prisons

Conservatives slam Warren's call to put transgender women in women's prisons
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Conservative politicians and commentators took to Twitter on Monday to slam 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenInequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift Thomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE’s (D-Mass.) call for transgender women to be housed in women's prisons.

"We have to stop putting trans women who are incarcerated into prisons with men where they are at risk. It is our responsibility,” Warren said Sunday in at a campaign rally in Marshalltown, Iowa.

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Among those going after Warren was Rep. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzGaetz: Trump 'should pardon everyone' including himself to quash liberal 'bloodlust' Florida passes 850k coronavirus cases Florida GOP Rep. Mike Waltz tests positive for COVID-19 MORE (R-Fla.), one of President TrumpDonald John TrumpPennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down GOP bid to stop election certification Biden looks to career officials to restore trust, morale in government agencies Sunday shows preview: US health officials brace for post-holiday COVID-19 surge MORE's close allies, who posted a prediction that “the trans women population in prison would skyrocket under a Warren presidency.”

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The president’s son Donald Trump Jr. tweeted out the video of Warren’s remarks, adding that “no further commentary” on such an idea was necessary.

Other conservative media representatives condemned the Massachusetts progressive, including Liz Wheeler, the host of "Tipping Point" on One America News Network, who called Warren's stance "crazy."