Friday's fundraising e-mail – which never explicitly mentions Biden – marked a replacement for Warren's team, who initially ignored Biden's "angry" comment, even when her allies suggested that the former vice president's language was gender.
"Again and again, we are told that women are not allowed to be angry," Warren wrote in the mission. "It makes us unattractive to strong men who want us to be calm."
She continued, "Well, I'm angry and I own it. I am angry on behalf of everyone who has been hurt by the Trump government, our counterfeit economy and business as usual. "
Asked about the email on Saturday, Warren offered a much less targeted response, saying he spoke at length about" anger ", including last year during hearings on Brett M. Cavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.
When pressed whether she thought Biden would call the male candidate "angry," she moved.
"Why don't you ask him? "Warren said.
Warren's muffled Saturday remarks seemed a return to her campaign strategy of refusing to attack major Democratic opponents directly, even when her surrogates hit critics.
Warren's campaign declined comment when asked for criticism. Biden earlier this week, and she deflected questions about his attacks Thursday during a brief session with reporters traveling with her on a three-day swing across North and South Carolina.
"I'm here to talk about why I'm in this race, ”he said Warren after Raleigh City Hall, when asked extensively about Biden's criticisms, then addressed her speech, adding: "We have a country that works great for a thinner and thinner slice on top."
Warren's answer comes as the two Democratic presidential nominees began to take sharper tones of each other, shying away from contrasts with politics and diverting comments on character.
Biden leveled multiple attacks against Warren in a mediocre post last week. He accused her of using "my way or the highway" to politics and suggested she "leniently favor millions of Democrats" whose views differ from hers.
Warren did not respond to those parts of his attack. [1
9659002] Biden's campaign said the vice president was writing his middle position after Warren said he was "working in the wrong primary." She offered the comment after Biden criticized her Medicare funding plan for all $ 20.5 trillion in mathematical gymnastics funding  Biden's campaign rejected any idea that the former vice president was making a gender attack. used "angry" to describe men in the past, including Republican Senator Mitt Romney (Utah) and the late Senator John McCain (Ariz).
"The strong women in my life are angry, they are angry," Biden said in an interview with CNN with Dana Bash. Biden rejected suggestions that his comment was sexist. "This is not something I did or intended to do."
Warren's three-day trip through the Carolinas focused on waking white voters and included freer events than her usual campaign.
In a live interview with Angela Rie, former CEO of the Black Caucus Congress, Warren was pressured to name three black leaders he would appoint to his cabinet. She responded by listing former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, an unnamed president of a historically black college or university, and Melody Barnes, a lawyer and former aide to President Barack Obama and the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) . also responded to criticism from Hillary Clinton, who said her Medicare plan for all would never go through. "You don't get what you don't fight for," Warren said.