WATCH: Elizabeth Warren Tries to Convince Colbert She's Not Running for President
Stephen Colbert continued his impressive streak of political stars Wednesday night with Massachusetts Senator Dr. Elizabeth Warren. Unlike previous political guests—and apparently everyone else in D.C.—she is not running for President. Colbert though, wasn't sold.
"Are you sure you're not running for president of the United States?" Colbert asked. "Have you checked the newspaper lately... you may have done it in your sleep. These days politicians have to check the opt-out button like unsubscribing from an email."
Warren, for what appears to be the 1,456,002nd time, insisted she was not, in fact, running for the White House but was simply there to discuss the themes of inequality and "taking back" the federal government from monied interests.
“Here we are, the richest country on earth." Warren said. "We have so much going for us, and yet we have a federal government that works great for millionaires; it works great for billionaires; it works great for giant corporations. It works great for anybody who can hire an army of lobbyists, an army of lawyers, give lots of campaign money. For the rest of America, it’s just not working."
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