On Monday in an event at the Oval Office, President Trump trolls Elizabeth Warren while he was honoring the Native American code talkers. The code talkers helped the United States defeat their enemies in World War II.
During the event Trump ripped on Warren. He referred to her as "Pocahontas." This is the term he has used often to make fun of Warren's fake Indian heritage.
President Trump Trolls Elizabeth Warren
President Trump made a reference to “Pocahontas” — his nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren — during a White House event honoring Navajo code talkers https://t.co/YcmwgYXMDa https://t.co/qc4r4HtQPn
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) November 27, 2017
Back in 2012, The Atlantic disputed Elizabeth Warren's claim that she was part Native American. They did so by underscoring that she is not a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, nor is she enrolled in the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and she is not a member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee. "Nor could she become one, even if she wanted to," they stated.
So does Warren have any evidence? Well she has a claim she has made that her supposed North American ancestry is an "unsubstantiated thirdhand report that she might be 1/32 Cherokee":
Despite a nearly three week flap over her claim of "being Native American," the progressive consumer advocate has been unable to point to evidence of Native heritage except for a unsubstantiated thirdhand report that she might be 1/32 Cherokee. Even if it could be proven, it wouldn't qualify her to be a member of a tribe: Contrary to assertions in outlets from The New York Times to Mother Jones that having 1/32 Cherokee ancestry is "sufficient for tribal citizenship," "Indian enough" for "the Cherokee Nation," and "not a deal-breaker," Warren would not be eligible to become a member of any of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes based on the evidence so far surfaced by independent genealogists about her ancestry.
It's also been accused that Warren used her fake Indian ancestry to help land a $350,000 a year position at Harvard as a teacher.
Here are some other examples of Trump calling out "Pocahontas":
Do you think Elizabeth Warren regrets her fake Indian ancestry?
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