During Senator Bernie Sanders' introduction to an event in a campaign in Cedar County, Iowa on Monday, Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon took what appeared to be her primary progressive presidential nomination in 2020  "When people know and when they hear a senator's policy, when they see his testimony, when they know how authentic he is and how he has been fighting on these issues for so long, he is the only one who has that reputation," Sarandon said from the scene. "He is not someone who was a Republican. He is not someone who raises money – or still raises money – from Wall Street. It is the real deal. "
The line for" someone who was once a Republican "caught the ear of Politico 2020 campaign reporter Holly Otterbein, who pointed out on Twitter that while Sarandon was not a" name ", the other major candidates in the race were the senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who was a Republican registered until the mid-1
Speaking to ABC News presenter George Stephanopoulos in 2014, Warren explained that she had been "with the GOP for a while," as "truly considering himself to be a party principled in his conservative approach to the economy and markets."  "And I feel like the GOP party just left it," Warren adds. they really stood up for big financial institutions when big financial institutions just slaughtered middle-class American families. "
Warren says the only Republican presidential candidate voted for by her life is Gerald Ford in 1976. The Daily Beast reached out to Sanders' campaign to ask if k the endorser thinks Warren's past as a Republican is a fair game.
Earlier in his opening remarks Monday, Sarandon called 2020 "make or break the election" and accused the "mass media" of "suppressing or corrupting or misrepresenting" information about Sanders' candidacy.
Sarandon was an outspoken supporter and surrogate for Sanders during primary 2016, as well as refusing to pass on his support to Hillary Clinton during the general election by voting for Green Party nominee Jill Stein in her native New York. .
Months before the 2016 election, Sarandon continued to work with MSNBC's Chris Hayes and suggested that Clinton would be a more "dangerous" president than Trump, stating, "some people think that Donald Trump would bring the revolution as soon as he came in, things would really explode. ”