Is Elizabeth Warren making a major Hillary Clinton backer nervous?
Marc Lasry, CEO of Avenue Capital Group, took shots at Elizabeth Warren on Thursday saying, "I think the press for whatever reason loves Elizabeth Warren. I think Elizabeth Warren would have no shot of being president."
Lasry came to Hillary's defense soon after Elizabeth Warren took digs at the Clintons in her speech at the AFL-CIO Summit on Raising Wages. The comments made on CNBC's Squawk Box will only do more to increase tensions between the camps of the Democrat presidential hopefuls.
Asked about Hillary being pushed to the left, Lasry said, "She is who she is."
Earlier in the segment, Lasry confirmed reports that he and Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of Dreamworks Animation, discussed a fundraising strategy for Clinton's 2016 run over lunch in the Caribbean. Lasry said that while a Jeb Bush presidency would be "interesting," he hopes and expects Clinton to announce her candidacy in the next few months and he plans to fundraise for her.