John Delaney Goes On Fox To Complain About Warren’s ‘Lazy And Dishonest’ Dunk

Democratic presidential hopeful former US Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district John Delaney participate in the first round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign... Democratic presidential hopeful former US Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district John Delaney participate in the first round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 30, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) / ALTERNATIVE CROP (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 31, 2019 12:51 pm
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2020 Democratic candidate John Delaney appeared on “Fox and Friends” Wednesday to lick his wounds after getting verbally smacked by 2020 rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) during Tuesday night’s debate.

Delaney, a moderate former congressman currently polling at 1 percent, used the debate to position himself as the centrist response to Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) progressive policy proposals, including Medicare for All.

However, a fed-up Warren dealt him a blow after he claimed she and Sanders were pushing “impossible promises” with a devastating retort: “I don’t understand why anybody goes to all the trouble of running for President of the United States just to talk about what we really can’t do and shouldn’t fight for.”

During Delaney’s Fox interview Wednesday morning, co-host Ainsley Earhardt praised him as “being honest to the American people.”

“I don’t understand why people run and promise stuff that never happens,” she told the candidate.

Delaney claimed Warren’s comment was a response “when someone really can’t defend their plans” and that the Massachusetts senator was merely “saying something that’s lazy and dishonest.”

Though liberals on Twitter didn’t seem particularly impressed with Delaney’s centrist proposals, Fox News hosts and conservatives have showered the former Maryland congressman with praise.

Watch Delaney below:

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