Warren fends off questions on Sanders: 'I'm not going there'

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Trump defends Roger Stone move: He was target of 'Witch Hunt' Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' MORE (D-Mass) said Friday that she's "not going there" when asked about Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: Wells Fargo tells employees to delete TikTok from work phones | Google, Facebook join legal challenge to ICE foreign students rule | House Republican introduces bills to bolster federal cybersecurity Biden lets Trump be Trump 4 Texas GOP congressional primary runoffs to watch MORE's recent comments that "nobody likes" Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA declines to tighten smog standards amid pressure from green groups | Democrats split on Trump plan to use development funds for nuclear projects| Russian mining giant reports another fuel spill in Arctic Biden lets Trump be Trump Democrats split on Trump plan to use development funds for nuclear projects MORE (I-Vt.).

“Bernie and I have worked together for a very long time and we continue to do so,” Warren told "CBS This Morning" anchor Gayle KingGayle KingMinneapolis police union says members have been 'scapegoated by political leaders' Fox News, CBS morning show hosts return to broadcast studios CBS's Gayle King to host live call-in radio show on coronavirus MORE when asked about the relationship between the two 2020 Democratic rivals. “I’ve said all I’m going to say about that.”

But when King followed with a question regarding Clinton’s allegation that “nobody likes” Sanders in Congress, Warren refused to defend the Vermont senator. 


“I’m not going there,” she said.

Warren has said that Sanders told her in a private meeting in 2018 that he didn’t think a woman would win the White House and has accused him of calling her a "liar on national TV" after he denied it during a Democratic primary debate.

Warren has fallen in the polls in recent months and now stands at 14.6 percent support in the RealClearPolitics index of polls. On Oct. 9, she was at 26.8 percent in the polling average and essentially tied with the national front-runner, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Runoff elections in Texas, Alabama set for Tuesday Biden campaign slams White House attacks on Fauci as 'disgusting' Biden lets Trump be Trump MORE

King also asked Warren about the limits placed on campaigning as the Senate impeachment trial continues with the Iowa caucuses just 10 days away. 

“Some things are more important than politics,” Warren replied. “But I’m doing my best. I’m here in Washington because that’s my constitutional responsibility.”