Chief spreading bull: Cherokee Nation rejects Elizabeth Warren’s DNA results

Angelo Anderson
October 16, 2018

Although it is early days yet, site oddschecker.com has put her in with 12/1 odds of being the next President, third behind Donald Trump and Kamala Harris. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), after Warren's DNA test results were questioned by the Cherokee Nation.

Trump referring to a statement from Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr., who said "Senator Warren is undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage". She owes the voters of the commonwealth an explanation as to why the DNA test occured now.

Trump called on his potential 2020 Democratic challenger to apologize.

In one tweet, Trump referred to Native Americans as "being of Indian heritage", a term often considered pejorative.

Cherokee Nation responded to the results of Warren's test on Monday, arguing that "Warren is undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage". The Cherokee Nation, in response, called the test "inappropriate and wrong", saying that "a DNA test is useless to determine tribal citizenship".

Warren even submitted recipes to a Native American cookbook called "Pow Wow Chow," which was released in 1984 by the Five Civilized Tribes Museum in Muskogee, Okla.

On "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, Mullin pointed to a 2014 study by Harvard University and 23andMe that found that European Americans tested overall for 0.18 percent Native American ancestry, while Warren's results show she may have as little as 0.09 percent.


Trump says Tuesday on Twitter that "she took a bogus DNA test and it showed that she may be 1/1024, far less than the average American".

Never during her 2012 Senate candidacy nor during her term in office did she ever submit to a DNA test to assuage the concerns of her MA constituents.

Warren has always been ridiculed by President Donald Trump for claiming Native American ancestry, with Trump dubbing her "Pocahontas" and accusing her of claiming minority status for personal and career gain.

On Monday, he first denied ever making such a promise, then said later that "I'll only do it if I can test her personally", adding "that will not be something I enjoy doing either".

"The idea that she continues to double down on this lie is the most disgusting thing to me", Mullin said. She also said he makes "creepy physical threats" about women who scare him, including her.

She said she took the test and released the results "because I've got nothing to hide".

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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