Warren Reacts Awkwardly When Pressed on Potential 2020 White House Run

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Senator Elizabeth Warren is speaking at the Union Square Barnes & Noble on Tuesday evening, where she'll discuss her new book and fans can buy pre-signed copies. No word yet if her book tour will bring her to New Hampshire.

She wasn't in her home state, but U.S. Sen.

Warren said on Tuesday that she has no plans to challenge Trump for the White House in 2020.

Book tours are an exceedingly popular way to begin presidential campaigns and even John F. Kennedy toured his book Profiles in Courage three years before he got in to the White House.

Warren, who was asked about plans to make a run for president during an appearance on NBC's "Today" show, said she was "running in 2018 for senator from MA". Warren has also planned a national book tour. But when host Matt Lauer pressed her further by saying "a lot of people are already printing up those bumper stickers for 2020 that say 'She Was Warned, She Was Given An Explanation, Nevertheless She Persisted, '" Warren sidestepped the line of questioning.

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"When Secretary Clinton unrolled her book tour in the summer of 2014, it was viewed correctly by many in the media as a soft launch for her presidential campaign".

"We'll be monitoring those interviews".

"Are you kidding?" she said.

"The Battle to Save America's Middle Class", the 11th book by the former professor and bankruptcy law expert, who has published both academic treatises and mass-market tracts, including several co-written with her daughter. Earlier this month state Rep. Geoff Diehl of Whitman, who was a top Trump supporter a year ago, announced he was launching a 2018 exploratory committee. Satirically titled "Al Frank, Giant of Senate", Franken uses the book to tell the unlikely story of how a former Saturday Night Live comedian ran for office and became the titular "giant" of the upper chamber.

As for the candidate who could possibly take on Warren, Reed said "I don't know who that person is yet but the field has plenty of time to develop".

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