The Massachusetts Democrat made a unusual face when pressed about the rumors on NBC's "Today Show" on Tuesday, while insisting that she's focused on running for reelection to the Senate in 2018.
Cruz's address came amid growing publicity surrounding the release of Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren's book, a move which resembles many pre-election book releases by former presidential candidates. She later used the same phrase in an NPR interview while promoting her new book. Now it appears that many conservatives view her the same way - and are preparing to destroy any possible 2020 presidential bid in advance.
She went on to explain that the objective of her book has changed since she began writing it.More news: White House decides against releasing visitor records
As a protest against the nomination of then-Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as attorney general, she read aloud a passage from a 1986 letter written by Coretta Scott King to complain about Sessions' nomination for a federal judgeship. Now, even in the complete opposite situation, many are still looking to the senator from MA as a potential light at the end of a very dark tunnel. You know. I say hi. I kind of think you need more experience before you run for president of the United States.
"This is my 11th book and books are part of the way I fight for what I believe in", she told Politico last week.
Fallon told Warren he "heard Mitch McConnell won't make eye contact with you", before eventually addressing the Republican leader directly: "Mitch McConnell, you have to say hi to Elizabeth Warren", he said. "My life's work is about what's happening to working families across this country", she said.