DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Elizabeth Warren accused Bernie Sanders of calling her a liar before a national television audience during a tense, post-debate exchange in which she refused to shake his outstretched hand.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., talk Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, after a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa., as businessman Tom Steyer looks on. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
That's according to audio released Wednesday by CNN, which aired the debate.
The two have been feuding since Monday, when Warren said that, during a private meeting in 2018, he disagreed with her that a woman could win the presidency. They clashed during Tuesday's debate in Iowa, and Warren refused to shake Sanders' hand afterward.
Audio reveals Warren accused Sanders: "I think you called me a liar on national TV. I think you called me a liar on national TV."
Sanders responded: "Let's not do it right now. You want to have that discussion, we'll have that discussion."