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Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Results on Native American Ancestry

Monday - 15/10/2018 11:07
It features footage from a rally Mr. Trump held earlier this year in which he vowed to contribute $1 million to Ms. Warren’s favorite charity if she took a DNA test and it showed she had Native American roots.
Senator Elizabeth Warren released the results of a DNA test that indicate she has Native American pedigree “6-10 generations ago.”CreditCreditJoseph Prezioso/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
Senator Elizabeth Warren released the results of a DNA test that indicate she has Native American pedigree “6-10 generations ago.”CreditCreditJoseph Prezioso/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

WASHINGTON — Signaling even more strongly her intent to run for president, and to forcefully confront President Trump, Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday released the results of a DNA test that she said indicated she had Native American ancestry.

There is “strong evidence” that Ms. Warren has Native American pedigree “6-10 generations ago,” according to a document she released from Carlos Bustamante, a renowned geneticist from Stanford University. The error rate is less than one-in-a-thousand, he said.

In releasing a DNA test, Ms. Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, was rebutting the taunts of Mr. Trump and other conservatives, who have mocked her as “Pocahontas” and claimed she used her heritage to gain an advantage when she was a law professor.

But she also went further, creating a fact-check website that details her Indian ancestry, Oklahoma roots and includes documents that she says make clear her heritage “had no role whatsoever” in her academic career.

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