Elizabeth Warren warned that Democrats were setting themselves up for failure as droves of moderates announced their support for Joe Biden Monday to blunt the momentum of the more liberal Bernie Sanders.
'No matter how many Washington insiders tell you to support him, nominating a fellow Washington insider will not meet this moment,' Warren said Monday night at a 'Super Tuesday' eve rally East Los Angeles College. 'Nominating a man who says we do not need any fundamental change in this country will not meet this moment.'
She also suggested that a Biden-Sanders showdown would be 2016 all over again - and could produce the same result: a President Trump.
Elizabeth Warren campaigned at East Los Angeles College the night before Super Tuesday and argued that 'Washington insider' Joe Biden 'will not meet this moment'
Elizabeth Warren said Monday night that Democratic voters deserved 'more choice' than just a Biden-Sanders race
Elizabeth Warren presented herself as the middle ground between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as she made a final push for votes in California before the Super Tuesday primaries
Elizabeth Warren also warned the crowd that the Democrats were poised to repeat 2016 if the race came down to 'insider' Joe Biden and 'outsider' Bernie Sanders
Elizabeth Warren atrracted around 3,000 people to an outdoor rally Monday night at East Los Angeles College
Elizabeth Warren got a true Los Angeles welcome as animal rights protesters overwhelmed the stage as she started her speech - with one deciding to wear a jacket and just a jacket
'From the start of this campaign, despite so many great candidates with so many different perspectives, voters were worried about beating Donald Trump,' the Massachusetts senator said.
'And they have been told there are only two lanes, only two choices and now we find ourselves barreling toward another primary along the same lanes as 2016 - one for an insider, one for an outsider,' she continued.
Warren was responding to the new reality in which she was suddenly one of five Democrats left in the presidential race.
Since Biden's big win in South Carolina Saturday night Tom Steyer, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar all dropped out.
On Monday night Klobuchar and Buttigieg put their weight behind Biden at a rally in Dallas. Former 2020 candidate and congressman Beto O'Rourke appeared and endrosed the former vice