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DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner (D) told Breitbart News in the spin room after the Democrat debate at Drake University on Tuesday evening that CNN had been “wrong” in how it asked a question about a dispute with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over whether Sanders had told her a woman could not win the presidency.
Turner, who has previously attacked candidates like Warren for copying Sanders’ ideas, and who wore a T-shirt mocking “Pete’s Wine Cave” at the last debate in Los Angeles in December, said that while she was proud of how Sanders handled the question, she was unhappy with the way that CNN moderator Abby Phillip had framed the question during the debate.
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On Monday, Warren claimed that Sanders told her in a private meeting in December 2018 that a woman could not win. Sanders denied that claim and his campaign called on her to clarify — whereupon she doubled down on the claim.
As Breitbart News noted, CNN’s Phillip presented the question to Sanders as if Warren’s claim were factual, not disputed.
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Turner, speaking to Breitbart News in the spin room, said: “The framing of the question was definitely one-sided. It shouldn’t have been framed that way....
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