"Donald Trump is looking out for exactly one guy" — himself: Elizabeth Warren perfectly explains the billionaire's motivations on Colbert

"Calling on Donald Trump is like if your house is on fire, calling an arsonist to come help out," Warren said

Brendan Gauthier
March 31, 2016 5:27PM (UTC)

"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert last night welcomed Elizabeth Warren, who had some choice words for Donald Trump.

Colbert pointed out that her hardline stance on Wall Street regulation, in a way, aligns with Trump, who wants to "tax the hedge fund guys."


"Donald Trump is looking out for exactly one guy," Warren clarified. "And that guy's name is Donald Trump."

"He smells that there's change in the air," she continued. "And what he wants to do is make sure that that change works really really well for Donald Trump."

Colbert, with tongue in cheek, asked Warren why she doesn't "want us to win." (Under a Trump presidency, Trump promises, America "will have so much winning if I get elected that you may get bored with the winning.")

Warren countered Trump's boast, noting that the businessman grew a large inheritance from his father by "cheating and defrauding people."

"When the economy is in this much trouble," Warren said, "calling on Donald Trump is like if your house is on fire, calling an arsonist to come help out."


Watch the full interview below:

Brendan Gauthier

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