New book says Trump feared Elizabeth Warren as an opponent more than Biden


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Trump wasn’t exactly a big fan of Senator Susan Collins either, after she refused to endorse him both times he ran for president.

Former President Donald Trump feared Elizabeth Warren more than Joe Biden, who eventually won the presidency. Al Drago/Bloomberg

Before the start of the 2020 presidential primary season, Republican Donald Trump dismissed Democrat Joe Biden’s chances, saying he was a “weak old man.” Trump was more concerned about U.S. Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren, who he said had a better populist message.

Trump commented on the race to former New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie, who recounted the episode to a pair of New York Times political reporters, Jonathan Martin and Alex Burns, whose new book, “This Will Not Pass : Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America’s Future,” was released this week.

The book, which covers the period of American politics from the start of the 2020 campaign through the first year of the Biden administration, includes a number of mentions of New England politicians as it depicts a markedly turbulent time. by intense political division and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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