Sen. Jon Tester (D., Mont.), chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, hesitated to back Elizabeth Warren as a potential vice presidential pick for Hillary Clinton, questioning whether the U.S. was “ready” for a presidential ticket including two women, according to newly released audio.
Media pundits and expert economists are criticizing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) and the Brookings Institution for the way in which the liberal think tank forced the resignation of a respected economist who opposed a regulation supported by Warren.
Additionally, questions have arisen about whether Brookings is enforcing internal rules regarding affiliation with the think tank evenhandedly in the wake of the dismissal.