Elizabeth Warren Releases Results of Full DNA Test

Marsha Scott
October 16, 2018

After releasing a 2018 midterm election October surprise on Monday, wherein the liberal lawmaker released the findings of a DNA test showing she is likely less than one percent American Indian, Warren released a short, five-minute documentary video in which she says Trump can not "take" her ancestry from her.

The test, conducted by a Stanford University Professor Carlos Bustamante, showed that Warren has a Native American ancestor going back six to 10 generations ago, making her somewhere between 1/32ndand 1/1024thAmerican Indian.

Warren, who is widely seen as a potential Democratic challenger to Trump in the 2020 presidential race, also released a video on Twitter in which she and her family discuss her heritage.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's heavily promoted DNA test showing she likely has some Native-American ancestry ended up handing more fodder to Republican critics, who pointed out the test results indicate she could actually have less Native-American heritage than the average European American.

Donald Trump's most obvious superpower is his lack of shame, which permits him to do things that ordinary politicians would never dare or survive.

Warren's heritage has been under scrutiny since 2012 during her campaign for the Senate against Scott Brown who ran attack ads aimed at her "Cherokee" heritage. "I didn't - you better read it again". But let's say I'm debating Pocahontas. Warren released a video (below) in connection with her alleged vindication. Nominating someone because they're the person who's most willing to play a game that Trump has mastered, rather than changing the game, seems not so smart. However, now that Warren's got DNA results in hand, Trump claims he doesn't remember promising to give $1 million to charity if she proved her background. Trump has repeatedly mocked her by calling her "Pocahontas". "I'll only do it if I can test her personally", the president told reporters while touring Hurricane Michael damage along the Gulf Coast.

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Less than 5 minutes ago @realDonaldTrump denied saying he'd ever offered to give Elizabeth Warren $1 million to take a DNA test. "Please send the check to the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center: http://www.niwrc.org/donate-niwrc", Warren tweeted.

Warren's move predictably provoked pushback from Trump at the White House on Monday, feeding the instant media excitement.

Warren released a video on Monday delving into her longtime claims of Native American ancestry and whether it had an effect on her hiring as a law professor at various schools in the 1980s and 1990s.

"I haven't looked at the test", Conway told reporters.

He later said he would make the donation under one condition. Warren claims Cherokee and DE heritage -- both of which use membership rolls to determine who qualifies for tribal citizenship, which Warren has never claimed. I do not think she'd be hard at all, she'd destroy our country. It was the Crimson that referred to her as a Native American. Warren should do the same now that it is abundantly clear she is running for President.

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