‘She Would Be Horrible’: Donors Urge Biden Not to Pick Warren as VP

‘I think a lot of the donor base, on board and coming, would prefer almost anyone but Elizabeth…’

Warren Says She'd Consider Declaring a National Emergency for Climate Change, Gun Control
Elizabeth Warren / IMAGE: The Late Late Show with James Corden via Youtube

(Claire Russel, Liberty Headlines) Presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing pressure from big donors not to choose Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as his running mate.

Warren, who is ideologically far to the left of Biden, reportedly was among the many women on Biden’s shortlist of potential vice-president picks.

But facing backlash from concerned donors and establishment operatives, Biden may have begun to reconsider, CNBC reported.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

“I think a lot of the donor base, on board and coming, would prefer almost anyone but Elizabeth,” one longtime Biden fundraiser told CNBC on Thursday. “I don’t see him choosing her for veep.”

Many of Biden’s donors worry that Warren would lead Biden to lose the election, given her extreme, anti-corporate agenda.

Instead, they’ve pushed the campaign away from Warren and toward alternatives perceived to be slightly less radical, such as Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., as well as Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

During the course of her primary campaign, Warren became too radical for many of the Democrats who used to support her, said John Morgan, a Florida businessman and Biden supporter.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

At one point, it seemed like she was trying “to out-Bernie Bernie,” said Morgan, referencing maverick socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

“There are two Elizabeth Warrens,” Morgan explained.

“The one I had in my home when she was a U.S. senator and consumer champion—she was awesome,” he said. “Then  came Warren the socialist. That is her dilemma.”

However, fearing that alienated “Bernie Bros” may opt to sit out the November election, Biden is still seeking to appease far-left progressives.

He’s already adopted a few of Warren’s policies, and his campaign hired two of her fundraising advisors last week.

While his backers have not been shy about expressing the need for big-money donors to step up and fill the void during the ongoing health crisis, rhetorically at least, Biden has tried to find solidarity with Warren’s crowd by keeping Wall Street at arm’s length.

“Look, you know Wall Street is—they’re good folks,” Biden said during a virtual donor event last week. “But guess what: They didn’t build America. Ordinary Americans, middle class built America.”

Biden’s campaign announced on Thursday that it had put together a VP vetting committee, which includes former U.S. senator-turned-lobbyist Christopher Dodd and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

- Advertisement -


Soros Helps Fund New Phony ‘Fact Check’ Operation

Believing that the what the world really needs is a new progressive “fact-checking,” outfit leftist oligarch George Soros has teamed up with former Democrat...

Blinken Pushes for Taiwan UN Membership, Stoking Chinese Tension

The Biden administration said that it backs full UN participation by Taiwan further reinforcing the notion that the U.S. will eventually recognize Taiwan as...

FBI Blocks House GOP from Probing Jan. 6

The FBI has made clear that it has no interest in participating in a non-partisan investigation into the events of Jan. 6, 2021. Mollie Hemingway...

More Workers Sue US Nuclear Lab over Vax Mandate

(Headline USA) Another group of workers is suing Los Alamos National Laboratory over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, arguing that the requirement discriminates against employees...

Mainstream Media Attacks Don Jr. for T-Shirt Mocking Alec Baldwin

The leftists of social media have attacked Donald Trump, Jr. for promoting a T-shirt mocking political activist, killer and actor Alec Baldwin, who shot...

Biden Admin Pushes UK to Grant Extradition of Assange

(Headline USA) The U.S. government is scheduled to ask Britain’s High Court on Wednesday to overturn a judge’s decision that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange...

Students in Blue State Sue to Demand Proper Civics Education

(Headline USA) Students in Rhode Island are asking a federal appeals court to affirm that all public school students have a constitutional right to...

WaPo: Wuhan COVID Researcher Daszak Must Testify Before Congress

The Washington Post published an editorial Monday calling for Peter Daszak, the president of EcoHealth Alliance, to testify before Congress regarding his role in...

Federal Workers Sue Biden Admin Over Vax Mandate

More than 50 federal employees sued the Biden administration this week over its COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The Federal Practice Group, which represents dozens of federal...
- Advertisement -