Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), once a top Democratic presidential contender, on April 15 endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for the presidency.
Biden, 77, is the presumptive Democratic nominee after the only rival left in the field, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), ended his campaign last week.
Warren, 70, announced her endorsement in a statement on social media.
“In this moment of crisis, its more important than ever that the next president restores Americans faith in good, effective government—and Ive seen Joe Biden help our nation rebuild,” she said.
In a nearly four-minute video, the senator who once sparred repeatedly with Biden on the debate stage detailed Bidens childhood and his time in office as a senator and vice president. Her time as a senator working with Biden, she said, had convinced her to endorse him.
“He is committed to the fight for social, racial, and economic justice,” she said.
Warren called on supporters to donate $5 to Biden and help his campaign by making phone calls and sending texts.
“Lets go to work,” she said.
Biden has scored endorsements from nearly all of his former rivals. Sanders endorsed him this week, as did former President Barack Obama.
Obama held back from endorsing a candidate until only one was left in the field.
Warren and Sanders regularly battled with Biden during primary debates. They pushed a government takeover of the healthcare industry while Biden argued it was too radical, promoting a plan Read More From Source[contf] [contfnew]