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Warren Dodges on Supporting Sanders in 2020 If She Doesn’t Run

Progressives were unhappy with Warren for sitting on the sidelines in 2016, and it doesn’t seem that Warren will be any more involved in 2020 if she decides not to run.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) would not commit to supporting Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in a 2020 presidential bid, if she elects not to run, during an interview on The Young Turks.

The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur asked Warren if she will be more involved in the Democratic Party’s 2020 primary than she was during the 2016 primary, even if she doesn’t run. Specifically, Uygur asked if Warren will support Sanders.

Warren withheld her endorsement for either Hillary Clinton or Sanders until after the Democratic primary had been decided, and some Sanders supporters saw Warren’s refusal to support Sanders as one reason why the Vermont senator lost states like Iowa and Massachusetts.

“You know, I don’t know where will be in 2020. It’s a long time off,” Warren told Uygur. “I supported and helped Bernie long before I ever thought I’d be in politics.”

“I don’t know where we’ll be in 2020. I don’t think Bernie knows where we’ll be in 2020. So I don’t know what Bernie is going to do,” Warren continued.

Warren concluded by telling Uygur how Democrats, “can’t make politics a once-every-four-year thing. It has got to be an everyday thing.”