Warren now also knocking Biden on Social Security

Warren now also knocking Biden on Social Security
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenJudd Gregg: Biden — a path to the presidency, or not Vogue's Anna Wintour urges Biden to pick woman of color for VP Biden should name a 'team of colleagues' MORE (D-Mass.) has joined Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersJudd Gregg: Biden — a path to the presidency, or not Biden's 'allies' gearing up to sink his campaign Expanding tax credit for businesses retaining workers gains bipartisan support MORE (I-Vt.) in critiquing fellow Democratic presidential primary opponent Joe BidenJoe BidenStopping Israel's annexation is a US national security interest Trump slams Biden staff for donating bail money to protesters At least 4,400 people arrested in connection with protests: report 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.”


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 RyanTwitter joins Democrats to boost mail-in voting — here's why Lobbying world John Ratcliffe is the right choice for director of national intelligence — and for America 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.