Warren now also knocking Biden on Social Security

Warren now also knocking Biden on Social Security
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Hillicon Valley: Dems cancel surveillance vote after pushback to amendments | Facebook to ban certain coronavirus ads | Lawmakers grill online ticketing execs | Hacker accessed facial recognition company's database Push for national popular vote movement gets boost from conservatives MORE (D-Mass.) has joined Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDNC warns campaigns about cybersecurity after attempted scam Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Biden looks to shore up lead in S.C. MORE (I-Vt.) in critiquing fellow Democratic presidential primary opponent Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Hillicon Valley: Dems cancel surveillance vote after pushback to amendments | Facebook to ban certain coronavirus ads | Lawmakers grill online ticketing execs | Hacker accessed facial recognition company's database Vulnerable Democrats brace for Sanders atop ticket MORE's Social Security record. 

Warren appeared united with Sanders on hitting the former vice president's record after a couple of weeks of tension between the two liberal candidates. 

“Bernie Sanders and I established the 'Expand Social Security Caucus’ in the Senate,” Warren told Politico. “As a senator, Joe Biden had a very different position on Social Security, and I think everyone's records on Social Security are important in this election.”

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Her remarks follow a back-and-forth between the Biden and Sanders campaign over the moderate front-runner's record and Social Security. 

Biden accused Sanders of doctoring a video of the former vice president lauding former Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanPaul Ryan says he disagrees with Romney's impeachment vote Trump doubles down on Neil Cavuto attacks: 'Will he get the same treatment as' Shep Smith? Trump lashes out at Fox News coverage: 'I won every one of my debates' MORE (R-Wis.) for proposing cuts to Social Security and Medicare in 2018, but Politico reported there is no evidence the Sanders campaign altered the video. 

The Sanders campaign shot back after the accusation, with campaign manager Faiz Shakir saying Biden “should be honest with voters and stop trying to doctor his own public record of consistently and repeatedly trying to cut Social Security.” 

Sanders speechwriter David Sirota later tweeted a separate video of Biden during his time in the Senate arguing for a freeze on federal spending programs like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. 

A Biden campaign proposal now calls for expanding Social Security. 

The Biden campaign declined to comment on Warren’s comments.