Trump has continued to attack the MA senator and potential 2020 rival on Twitter charging Tuesday morning "that her claims of being of Indian heritage have turned out to be a scam and a lie" and saying she "should apologize for perpetrating this fraud against the American Public".
He started Tuesday with three tweets claiming Warren's DNA test is "bogus" and that she perpetrated a "scam and a lie". Now Cherokee Nation denies her, 'DNA test is useless.' Even they don't want her.
The Massachusetts Democrat and possible 2020 presidential candidate on Monday released DNA test results that genealogists say show she could be anywhere from 1/64th to 1/1024th Native American.
Controversy over released documents stretch back to Barack Obama's Presidency, when the "birther" movement spurred by Donald Trump led the former President to release his birth certificate.
"She and much of the U.S. American public privilege the voices of (mostly white) genome scientists and implicitly cede to them the power to define Indigenous identity", the statement continued. The results provide some evidence of a Native American in her lineage, though the ancestor probably lived six to 10 generations ago, according to the analysis.More news: Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches
"For a senator, in this context, on this ongoing back-and-forth political fight, to talk about DNA", he said, "it really undermines tribal interest, frankly".
"While the networks were trying to paint Warren's announcement as just a result of Trump's attacks, there was no critical examination of her previous claims and particularly her tall tale of how her parents had to elope because her father's family was opposed to him marrying a Native American", Fondacaro wrote.
"Trump went out of his way to stuff a Me Too joke into the middle of his racist tirade", Colbert said. "It makes a mockery out of DNA tests and its legitimate uses while also dishonoring legitimate tribal governments and their citizens". On Monday, Trump first denied ever making such a promise. "This is not something I would enjoy doing either".
"We all know why @realDonaldTrump makes creepy physical threats about me, right?"
The closest Warren got to acknowledging that she proactively listed herself as Native American at work was when she said she put her heritage in that national directory in hopes of finding other professors across the country with similar backgrounds: "I listed myself in the directory in the hopes that it might mean that I would be invited to a luncheon, a group something that might happen with people who are like I am".
"Tonight, she says it's time to pay up", Muir said. Whether you love Warren or loathe her should depend on her ideas and ideals, her deeds and words - not on her genetic ancestry.