Sen. Elizabeth Warrenannounced Monday morning that she was formally establishing a presidential campaign exploratory committee in an email to supporters with an accompanying video message posted online.
Warren's criticism of Trump's trade policies, erosion of consumer protections, and openness to authoritarian regimes has drawn his attention, and his disdain.
"America's middle class is under attack", Warren said in the video announcement.
"How did we get here?" Trump mockingly refers to her as "Pocahontas" because of her claim to Native American ancestry.
Warren, 69, a senator from MA since 2013, became one of Trump's fiercest critics during the 2016 presidential race and they have continued to exchange biting insults during his presidency.
Warren has been laying the groundwork for this presidential run for a long time.
Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seemed to scold Warren for breaking the rules and said to his colleagues, "She was warned".
Warren, who handily won a second six-year Senate term in November, said she wants to defend the Affordable Care Act from Republican attacks and "find a system of Medicare available to all that will increase the quality of care while it decreases the cost of all of us".
Warren enters a Democratic field that's shaping up as the most crowded in decades, with many of her Senate colleagues openly weighing their own campaigns, as well as governors, mayors and other prominent citizens. She did very badly in proving that she was of Indian heritage.
Warren already has the building blocks of a campaign apparatus - a dedicated staff and a policy platform, outside advocates ready to go to bat for her, a grassroots fundraising operation that's the envy of her rivals, and a political organization that she used to help Democratic candidates around the country in the 2018 election.
Warren's Native American heritage has been heavily scrutinized since she released a DNA report that showed she could anywhere from 1/64th to 1/1,024th Native American, which is significantly less than what was led to believe. "Nonetheless, she persisted." The line became a rallying cry for feminists in Democratic circles.
Warren shared the results of her DNA test, which was conducted by a Stanford researcher, with the Boston Globe in October.
Now, as a likely presidential contender, she is appealing to the party's base.
Born in Oklahoma City, Warren was the first member of her family to graduate from college after completing high school at age 16.
Trump was further pressed on whether he thought Warren could win the presidency, to which he quipped, "well, that I don't know, you'd have to ask her psychiatrist".
There is one person, however, who finds the whole idea of Warren's candidacy a joke: outgoing Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI). Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.).
Or as the CNN source said, "Mnuchin is under the gun". "The market is concerned about what is happening in D.C.", he said. Still, Trump, on Christmas Day, called the Treasury secretary a " very talented guy " and a "very smart person".
It was not her first time dealing cancer , and the news prompted many questions about the 85-year-old justice's well-being. The Supreme Court Justice had cancerous nodules removed from her lungs on Friday, according to a statement from the U.S.
But despite evidence that the USA economy remains robust, this year could still mark the first bear market in close to a decade. On Wednesday, U.S. markets snapped a four-day losing streak and clocked their best day in more than 10 years.
They warn that "caving" on Trump's repeated wall promises could hurt his 2020 re-election chances, and other Republicans' as well. A partial shutdown would force federal parks to close unless the government also declares them an essential service.
Ms Meng was held at the request of United States prosecutors and faces extradition on charges of violating sanctions on Iran. The relevant governmental departments confirmed with Global Times Schellenberg's identity as a Canadian citizen.
It's Meghan's first Christmas as a royal, though she celebrated with the family past year , in a break in tradition. Claims have swirled about tension between brothers William and Harry and their wives, Kate and Meghan .
It was Coach Bronco Mendenhall's first win in a bowl game, and the Cavaliers' first win in a bowl game since 2005. "We sold our allotment of tickets and didn't put on a good show and that's on me, and I apologize to them".
One of many United players who looked lost under Mourinho , Pogba was at the heart of all that was good about this United display. He was also inches away from completing a hat-trick when Asmir Begovic tipped his shot on to a post.
Analysts expected, on average, earnings of $1.43 per share on $33.58 billion in revenue, according to Zacks Investment Research . Return on assets (ROA) is a financial ratio that shows the percentage of profit a company earns about its overall resources.
Much of the USA campaign in Syria has been waged by warplanes flying out of Qatar and other locations in the Middle East. The first couple, greeting military personnel at the dining facility during an unannounced visit to Al Asad Air Base.
The two malignant nodules were "discovered incidentally" during tests to treat her rib fractures from that fall, the court said. In 2009, routine followup screening after Ginsburg's colorectal cancer 10 years earlier detected a lesion on her pancreas.
The October 2013 shutdown, which lasted 16 days, happened after the House and Senate deadlocked over the Affordable Care Act. President Donald Trump is not going to be in Mar-a-Lago this Christmas and he really wants everyone to know it.
On Sunday, Trump announced that Mattis would be leaving the Pentagon on January 1, two months earlier than planned. US officials said they don't know if Shanahan will be Trump's nominee to replace Mattis.
After River Plate was upset by the host club, everyone knew it would be Real Madrid lifting the trophy once again. If they win, Real would become the first club to win four Club World Cup championships.
The Ralph Hasenhuttl revolution continued as Southampton beat Huddersfield 3-1 at the John Smith's Stadium. It was the first time United had scored five goals since Sir Alex Ferguson's final game in charge in 2013.
Absent "10 Democrat votes", the president said on Twitter , "we have to do it the hard way, with a Shutdown". He said the President was now pushing for a steel slat structure, rather than a concrete wall.
Asked if the President is willing to go as far as closing the US-Mexico border, Mulvaney told Fox News , "I think he is". According to Trump the "caravans" amount to organized attempts at invading the United States.
Speaking on his YouTube channel, the 55-year-old says: "This Liverpool side is totally different to the side we drew with". Arsenal cleared a corner but had so many men back in their own box the ball ran to an unchallenged Robertson on halfway.
The City of Rapid City tweeted that the closing of Kmart is more reflective of national retail issues, rather than anything local. He is not, however, planning to flood Sears with cash - instead he would write off around $1.8 billion of its debt that he holds.
Iraqi lawmakers also took aim at Trump's visit, arguing it was a violation of their country's sovereignty. Trump posted the video to his Twitter account from Air Force One after the plane left Iraqi air space.
Jakelin Caal's December 8 death reignited debate in the United States over immigration policy and the treatment of migrants. He was taken with his father to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a common cold and given Tylenol (paracetamol).
The Senate had already passed legislation ensuring that workers will receive back pay, and the House was likely to follow suit. Those deemed "essential" are spared but employees of the rest (around 40%) are placed on unpaid leave and told not to work.
Scholes was also critical of United's players and said he believed they had let Mourinho down with their performances this season. His last game, the 5-5 at West Brom, was nearly the ideal end for him. "Player power with Jose is the worst thing in management".