Elizabeth Warren seeks to put 'Pocahontas' barbs behind her


Elizabeth Warren on Sunday ruled out a 2020 presidential run and taking a DNA test to prove Native American ancestry - an issue that has nagged her Senate campaigns and would nearly certainly create problems in a White House bid.

Warren, a senator from MA says she will focus on winning re-election this year and representing the people of MA.

President Trump most recently mocked Warren by referring to her as "Pocahontas" on Saturday.

Warren further said she believes her family member's claims of Native American ancestry have been sufficient, at least for her, in addressing any questions that could be raised on the issue. Head over heels. But his family was bitterly opposed to their relationship because she was part Native American. "I never used it to advance my career", she reportedly told the organization.

Warren also said that she respects the distinction between heritage and citizenship and "that tribal membership is determined by tribes - and only by tribes".

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Warren's claims of Cherokee and Delaware Indian heritage became a subject of controversy in 2012 when it was revealed she had no documented proof, instead saying she relied on family lore to substantiate her ancestry claims. "It's a part of who I am, and no one's ever going to take that away", Warren said.

Warren has been a rumored potential 2020 candidate, though on Saturday she denied that she plans to run. And never used it for anything.

Harvard Law School professor Charles Fried, who helped recruit Warren, has called any suggestion she enjoyed an affirmative-action benefit "nonsense". No, it is not the price that deterred the wealthy Warren from taking the test, the Senator simply wants to retain her family's folk lore.

After hearing this story, Todd returned to his initial concern: Why not do genealogical research or take a DNA test to find out her actual heritage?

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