Warren tells Fallon: Focus on what Trump does instead of tweets

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren: Education Dept lawyer may have violated conflict-of-interest laws Congress should think twice on the Israel Anti-Boycott Act Sanders plans to introduce single-payer bill in September MORE (D-Mass.) in a late-night TV interview said Democrats need to focus on President Trump's actions instead of his tweets.

During an appearance on "The Tonight Show," host Jimmy Fallon asked Warren about the Democratic Party's plan for the future.

She said the party needs to be "in the fight."

"We cannot lay down and play dead," she added. "We got to be in this fight."

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Warren also said "we cannot shoot at everything that moves" and that the party needs to focus its attention on Trump's actions as opposed to what the president says or tweets.

"Remember in the movie 'Up' when the dog yells 'squirrel'? We cannot all go over there," she said. "What’s critical is to keep a focus on what [Trump has] actually done because that’s what he has to be held accountable for."

Finally, she said the party needs to talk about its values.

"We’ve gotta talk about the reasons why we get up in the morning and what we fight for all day long and what we’re still fighting for when we go to bed at night," she said.

"And that comes down to something pretty straightforward for me: We get out there and fight for opportunity. Not just for some of our kids, but we fight for opportunity for all of us. That’s what it’s about."

Warren has been an outspoken critic of Trump since his presidential campaign.

During an interview earlier this week, she said she has no plans to run for president in 2020. Warren said during the interview she is running in 2018 for senator from Massachusetts.