Sanders Offered Warren a Handshake. She Wasn't Having It

A tense exchange of words appeared to follow
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 15, 2020 1:00 AM CST

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders appeared to have largely defused their conflict during the Democratic debate Tuesday night—until their microphones were off. Warren, who had accused Sanders of telling her in 2018 that a woman couldn't win the presidency, appeared to snub a handshake from Sanders as the six candidates on stage spoke with each other after the debate, reports the New York Times. A tense exchange appears to follow until Tom Steyer approached the pair. "Look, I don't know what they were saying," Steyer said afterward, per Politico. "And whatever they were going on between each other, I was trying to get out of the way as fast as possible." (Read more Democratic debate stories.)

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