Warren and Buttigieg hostilities boil over

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Long-simmering tensions between Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren, the two ascendant Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa, burst into the open this weekend.

The volleys began in Boston on Thursday night, when Warren criticized Buttigieg for not disclosing the names of his campaign’s top fundraisers since April, or opening his fundraisers to the media, which former Vice President Joe Biden has done. Buttigieg, she added, should also “open up the doors so that the press can follow the promises he’s making in these big-dollar fundraisers.”

Buttigieg senior adviser Lis Smith fired back on Twitter, calling Warren a “corporate lawyer” and saying she should open “up the doors to the decades of tax returns she’s hiding.”

The exchanges mark a new phase of the primary, particularly for Warren’s campaign. Buttigieg, who’s cutting a center-left path through the primary, continues to rise in Iowa polling, presenting a serious challenge to Warren in a state on which both contenders have staked their candidacies.

Warren seems to have reached her limit with Buttigieg. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday night, she tried to turn Buttigieg's "fight" critique against him, remarking that “it’s easy to give up on an idea. You can even try to make yourself sound smart and sophisticated when you do it.” “Pete has been sneaky, demanding that others disclose everything they ever ate for breakfast, while hiding his bundlers and the work for McKinsey that makes up 20 percent of his entire career,” He has been getting a pass but hopefully that ends now.”

 
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You can usually tell when the heat is on and a candidate such as Buttigieg is closing in on those currently leading the pack. They will resort to attacks on him. Buttigieg is a young, educated Moderate and a Centrist which is something hard for Warren to compete with being that she is much older, completely left and fully progressive.
 
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You can usually tell when the heat is on and a candidate such as Buttigieg is closing in on those currently leading the pack. They will resort to attacks on him. Buttigieg is a young, educated Moderate and a Centrist which is something hard for Warren to compete with being that she is much older, completely left and fully progressive.

Neither of those two candidates have any significant support outside of Iowa and New Hampshire, and they're shifting positions on a daily basis in what is effectively a four way tie in those two states, with all four of them registering within the margin of error in the polling.
 
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Warren and Buttigieg hostilities boil over

And honestly? Nobody is paying the slightest bit of attention.
I almost feel sorry for Liz - She's slipping into obscurity.
 
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Warren and Buttigieg hostilities boil over

And honestly? Nobody is paying the slightest bit of attention.
I almost feel sorry for Liz - She's slipping into obscurity.

She is another AOC style idiot

I loved it when she said as president she would end the EC...

Every lawyer should know that A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT the president plays no part. It is only Congress both house and the states that can amend.
 
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Neither of those two candidates have any significant support outside of Iowa and New Hampshire, and they're shifting positions on a daily basis in what is effectively a four way tie in those two states, with all four of them registering within the margin of error in the polling.
While true, those first two states could be a significant stepping stone to national recognition for Mayor Pete.
But you're correct when you average multiple polls over the past six weeks.

Buttigieg leads close races in Iowa and New Hampshire
Polling averages in Iowa and New Hampshire over the past six weeks for candidates who qualified for the November debate and are still running.

IOWANEW HAMPSHIRE
CANDIDATEAVERAGECANDIDATEAVERAGE
Pete Buttigieg21.4%Pete Buttigieg18.3%
Elizabeth Warren19.0Elizabeth Warren17.9
Bernie Sanders17.2Bernie Sanders17.0
Joe Biden16.4Joe Biden16.6
Amy Klobuchar4.6Tulsi Gabbard4.2
Andrew Yang2.9Amy Klobuchar3.1
Tom Steyer2.6Andrew Yang3.1
Tulsi Gabbard2.2Tom Steyer2.7
Cory Booker1.4Cory Booker1.8
Averages based on polls of likely Democratic voters conducted between Oct. 28 and Dec. 6, which includes six polls of Iowa and five polls of New Hampshire.

SOURCE: POLLS
 
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She is another AOC style idiot

I loved it when she said as president she would end the EC...

Every lawyer should know that A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT the president plays no part. It is only Congress both house and the states that can amend.
And right now states ARE amending the way they commit delegates. A few more and the EC will be moot. A constitutional amendment would not be necessary in that case.
 
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And right now states ARE amending the way they commit delegates. A few more and the EC will be moot. A constitutional amendment would not be necessary in that case.
So if a state votes Warren and Trump wins the Popular vote.. but the people of the state voted warren... YOU SAY IT IS OKAY TO NULLIFY THE VOTERS VOTES? SO TRUMP WOULD WIN THE ELECTORS.


VOTER nullification May not stand up constitutionally I am sure it will not stand when the voters learn the DICTATOR OF THE STATE overturned their votes