October 15, 2018 Baxter Dmitry
The Cherokee Nation slammed Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday, arguing that she is “dishonoring legitimate tribal governments and their citizens” and “undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage.”
The spicy response comes after the Democratic senator revealed that, based on DNA tests, she “possibly” has one Native-American ancestor “in the range of 6-10 generations ago.”
But Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. has long been unimpressed with Elizabeth Warren’s continued attempts to prove she is Native American and he finally went public with his frustrations and in the process tore her increasingly ludicrous position to shreds.
“Current DNA tests do not even distinguish whether a person’s ancestors were indigenous to North or South America,” he said in a press release.
“Sovereign tribal nations set their own legal requirements for citizenship, and while DNA tests can be used to determine lineage, such as paternity to an individual, it is not evidence for tribal affiliation,” Hoskins continued.
“Using a DNA test to lay claim to any connection to the Cherokee Nation or any tribal nation, even vaguely, is inappropriate and wrong. It makes a mockery out of DNA tests and its legitimate uses while also dishonoring legitimate tribal governments and their citizens, whose ancestors are well documented and whose heritage is proven.”
Then came the brutal slap down Elizabeth Warren has had coming for years:
“Senator Warren is undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage.“
Fox reports: Warren took the rare step of sharing DNA test results examining her long-challenged Native-American bloodline earlier Monday. According to the analysis, as first reported by The Boston Globe, “the vast majority” of Warren’s family tree is European and there is “strong evidence” she has Native-American ancestry – albeit anywhere from 1/64 to 1/1,024.
Warren, who is mulling a 2020 presidential run, repeatedly has been mocked by President Trump for claiming Native American heritage. The president has notably called her “Pocahontas” while criticizing her on the campaign trail.
But in apparent response to those jabs, Warren produced a video for her Senate re-election campaign playing up the results of her latest DNA test.
In it, Warren says: “The president likes to call my mom a liar. What do the facts say?”
Stanford University Professor Carlos D. Bustamante, who did the analysis, replies: “The facts suggest that you absolutely have Native American ancestry in your pedigree.”
Trump once offered to donate $1 million to a charity of Warren’s choice if she took a DNA test as part of a debate challenge. But on Monday, while touring Hurricane Michael damage along the Gulf Coast, the president said he would only donate “if I can test her personally.”
“That will not be something I will enjoy doing either,” he said.
Elizabeth Warren Is 99.9% White, According to Her DNA Results
October 15, 2018 Baxter Dmitry
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Monday publicly released results of a DNA test that proves the “vast majority” of her ancestry is white European, yet she is still claiming to be Native American.
Native American tribes require you to be, at a minimum, one-sixteenth Native American to be eligible for consideration. The DNA results released by Elizabeth Warren show she is approximately 1/512 (0.1%) Native American, with a single ancestor, from around 400 years ago, possibly being Native American.
Warren gave the results of the analysis, conducted by Stanford University professor and MacArthur genius Carlos Bustamante, to The Boston Globe.
Bustamante said that Warren’s test results show the “vast majority” of her ancestry is European, but that “the results strongly support the existence of an unadmixed Native American ancestor,” likely 6-10 generations ago.
The Hill reports: Warren’s campaign also released a video on her family history, published fact-checking information on her website about her heritage, and published the results of Bustamante’s report.
“The facts suggest that you absolutely have Native American ancestry in your pedigree,” Bustamante tells the senator in the video.
The results of the test align with what Warren has said publicly about her heritage, though she has come under fire for identifying as Native American earlier in life. The “fact squad” findings published Monday on her website purports to set the record straight on those claims, saying that her heritage “played no role” in her hiring throughout her career.
The unprecedented move is seen as an effort to silence critics who claim Warren is fabricating Native American ancestry, including President Trump, who has repeatedly used the derogatory term “Pocahontas” to describe the senator.
Warren’s decision to release DNA results comes as speculation continues to grow that she will decide to run for president in 2020.
The progressive senator is considered a favorite to take on Trump in 2020, and said earlier this month that she will seriously consider it after the midterms. She is expected to easily win reelection to the Senate in November.
Trump has repeatedly brought up Warren’s heritage at rallies and when speaking about the next election cycle, saying in July that he would toss a DNA test kit to her onstage if the two were facing off in a presidential debate. The Warren debacle has drawn comparison’s to Trump’s false accusations that former President Obama was not born in the U.S., which eventually prompted Obama to release his birth certificate.
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