Warren on attending Trump’s inauguration: ‘I wanted it burned in my eyes’

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenPoll: Sanders leads 2020 Democratic field with 28 percent, followed by Warren and Biden More than 6 in 10 expect Trump to be reelected: poll Sanders has wide leads in two of three battleground states: survey MORE (D-Mass) says she attended President Trump’s inauguration because she wanted the event “burned” into her eyes as motivation.

Appearing on Friday’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Warren noted that her new book, “This Fight is Our Fight,” ends just after Trump’s inauguration with the weekend’s Women’s Marches.


“I went to Trump’s inauguration. I watched. I wanted to see it. I wanted it burned in my eyes,” Warren told Maher.

“My view on this was if there was every going to be a moment where I was like, ‘Oh I’m too tired to get up,’ all I had to do is close my eyes and it’s like, ‘Oh god, I’m up. I’m ready. I’m back in the fight.' ”

Trump attacked Warren on Friday in a speech, mentioning her as a potential 2020 opponent and derisively using the mocking term “Pocahontas” to refer to her.