Elizabeth Warren’s Speech to the Progressive Caucus
The speech was provided by Elizabeth Warren’s office and published below an article written by David Marans for Huffington Post, highlighting her key points [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/elizabeth-warren-congressional-progressives_us_5895e6b5e4b0406131373015?utm].
I’m going to cut to the chase: We’re gathered today in Baltimore during a moment of crisis – for us as progressives, for us as Democrats, for us as Americans.
We’re in a moment of crisis, and I want to talk honestly about it.
Let’s start with a simple fact: Our moment of crisis didn’t begin with the election of Donald Trump.
We were already in crisis.
We were already in crisis because for years and years and years, Washington has worked just great for the rich and the powerful, but far too often, it hasn’t worked for anyone else.
We were already in a moment of crisis because for years and years and years, the economy has worked just great for…
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