Cherokee Official Says Trump-Warren DNA Debate Not Helping Tribe

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"I've been told that my grandmother was part Cherokee Indian", Graham said.

Debbie White Dove Porreco appeared on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to discuss findings that the MA lawmaker may have between 0.09 percent to 1.5 percent American Indian ancestry. Elizabeth Warren from a reporter during a briefing, Monday, with state and local officials on the response to Hurricane Michael, Macon, Ga.

"Now that her claims of being of Indian heritage have turned out to be a scam and a lie, Elizabeth Warren should apologize for perpetrating this fraud against the American Public", Trump said in another tweet that ignored the evidence of her Native American background, however small the percentage.

"To make up for the dearth of Native American DNA, Bustamante used samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia to stand in for Native American". Trump then made the "Pocahontas" jibe a laugh line at his rallies in 2016 after Warren became an outspoken critic.

But Warren's evidence of an unknown Native American ancestor is significant enough for her to demand that President Trump pay up on a challenge he sarcastically issued at a July political rally in Montana for her to take a DNA test. My half-Native daughter's classmates who, during the 1997 drought in Los Angeles, suggested she lead them in a rain dance?

Meaning that Elizabeth Warren's DNA results show that the Democrat's Native American ancestry is roughly the same as that of the average white American and may be less.

After the release of the test, Chuck Hoskin Jr., the Cherokee Nation Secretary of State, said in a statement that Warren was insulting their people.

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In her effort to pre-empt Trump's familiar refrain of "Pocahontas", Warren only revealed that she is not up to the task of beating him, says Yahoo News, adding that: "If the 2020 presidential campaign comes down to a name-calling contest, Trump will easily win re-election". The Cherokee Nation also said using a DNA test to claim connection with a tribal nation is "inappropriate" and "wrong". This is a woman who built her political narrative claiming other people are rigging the system.

Harvard did not call Warren "a person of color" and hire her to teach law because of Native American ancestry.

"I think everyone, of course, has the right to investigate these types of questions about themselves".

"We viewed her as a woman candidate, and a white woman candidate", he said. "We're not trying to play politics here either".

In a slickly produced five-minute video also released Monday, Warren was seen walking through a working-class neighborhood of Norman, Oklahoma, and talking to her brothers about their mother's Native American ancestry.

"I know what it is, and I'm not going to hide it", said Warren.

Warren, who grew up in Norman, has been fighting this fight since her successful 2012 Senate campaign when the Boston Herald noted that Harvard Law School listed her as a minority professor.

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