Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., told Stephen Colbert on Wednesday that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump got where he is by “cheating and defrauding people.”

“He is not a business success,” she said on Colbert’s “The Late Show,” citing disasters that punctuate Trump’s professional life and the wealth he inherited from his father. “He is a business loser.”

In the most quotable line of the conversation, Warren said, “When the economy is in this type of trouble, calling on Trump for help is like if your house is on fire, calling an arsonist to come help out.”

When Colbert asked whether she was engaging in name-calling, Warren responded, “Oh look, come on. This isn’t name-calling. This is taking the credential that he claims he’s running on—and that is his business success—and saying, ‘No buster, we’re not buying that.’ ”

—Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

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