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Elizabeth Warren is Clinton’s ‘goofy friend,’ Trump says

Elizabeth Warren and Donald Trump.Wire photos

The war of words between the presidential hopeful and the Massachusetts senator continues.

It’s no secret that Senator Elizabeth Warren takes to social media when she wants to take aim at another politician — two recent favorite targets have been former presidential candidate Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president.

But apparently Trump decided to fire back. In Eugene, Ore., on Friday, Trump told supporters that his likely rival, Hillary Clinton, has ‘‘got this goofy friend named Elizabeth Warren.’’ He also called her a ‘‘basket case.’’

Trump took the “goofy” moniker to Twitter, too:

While Warren hasn’t endorsed a candidate in the presidential race, that didn’t stop her from responding to Trump in turn:


Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.