CNN anchor Anderson Cooper corrected a political commentator on air Tuesday over a dispute between 2020 presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.
Political commentator Jess McIntosh discussed the debate on CNN with Cooper and other commentators after the close of a Democratic debate in Des Moines, Iowa.
“If they brought that energy at the beginning of the debate all the way through we’d have a very different conversation,” McIntosh said. “Only one person kept up the optimistic, positive, excited to be here energy, frankly through the whole campaign. That was Warren.” (RELATED: Buttigieg Addresses Lack Of Support From Black Voters)
“Just in fairness, it is essentially he said — she said,” Cooper said, referring to animosity between Sens. Warren of Massachusetts and Sanders of Vermont regarding Warren’s claim that Sanders said a woman could not become president.
“It started with reporters citing other sources,” McIntosh said.
“From what I understand, it was four sources, two of them had been spoken to about it by Warren,” Cooper added. “Only the two in the room know.”
“That’s true, entirely,” McIntosh said.
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