‘I can’t help myself’: Elizabeth Warren turns commencement speech into anti-Trump rant

There’s nothing to fear but the President of the United States himself.

That’s the message Mass. Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent to graduates of the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday during what was supposed to be a commencement speech. But what quickly became a 15-minute lectures on the horrors of the Trump administration.

“I’m trying to keep this apolitical but I can’t help myself … the principle that no one, no one in this country is above the law and we need a Justice Department, not an obstruction of justice department,” the woman who campaigned for Hillary Clinton said.

Nearly none of the speech was apolitical as the senator derided the student loan system and CEOs and Wall St. types that “who spend buckets of money” to have their voices heard.

And she took a shot at Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway and her use of the phrase “alternative facts.”

“Go online and read the facts, not the alternative facts the real facts. I have to say I had never thought we would need a modifier for facts,” she told the students.

The crowd was receptive to the senator and cheered often. A stark contrast to the disrespect shown to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos when she spoke at a traditionally black college this week.

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