Elizabeth Warren tried to cash in on President Trump’s latest “Pocahontas” jab while Sarah Sanders shut her down.
“What most people find offensive is Senator Warren lying about her heritage to advance her career,” White House press secretary Sanders quipped (video below).
Sanders was responding to media attacks insisting Trump had mocked Native Americans when he honored Navajo code talkers at the White House, during which he took a jab at Senator Warren.
“You were here long before any of us were here,” Trump said to three Navajo WWII veterans who had worked with the Marines as code talkers. “We have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas.”
Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly trashed President Trump both during the 2016 campaign and since he took office. Trump usually responds by calling attention to her lying about her background to advance her career.
— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) November 27, 2017
When Bloomberg reporter Joshua Green asked Thomas Begay — one of the Navajo code talkers honored by Trump — if he was offended by the “Pocahontas” remark, he said no.
“The Marines made us yell ‘Geronimo’ when we jumped out of planes, and that didn’t offend me either,” Begay said.
Just met Thomas Begay who was "puzzled" but not offended by Trump's Pocahontas quip: "The Marines made us yell 'Geronimo' when we jumped out of planes + that didn't offend me either." pic.twitter.com/6wOonggocE
— Joshua Green (@JoshuaGreen) November 28, 2017
During her thirties, Elizabeth Warren claimed she was Native American to benefit from affirmative action hiring programs intended for real Native Americans.
In 2012, Warren admitted that she had told Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania she was Native American while applying for teaching jobs. Not surprisingly, she was quickly recruited by both schools, which proudly touted her fake background in its PR materials.
Exhaustive investigations have turned up no credible evidence that Warren (a.k.a. – “Princess Sitting Bull”) is Native American.
Shortly after President Trump joked about her, Warren ran to MSNBC to play the victim card.
“Donald Trump does this over and over, thinking somehow he is gonna shut me up with this,” Warren said. “It hasn’t worked in the past; it’s not gonna work in the future.”
Warren continued to exploit Native Americans by trying to fund-raise off Trump’s Pocahontas jab. She sent out a mass email asking for donations in the hours following the incident.
Meanwhile, the Massachusetts Democrat has never apologized to Native Americans for exploiting their heritage to further her career.
In July 2017, Warren refused to take a DNA test mailed to her by Indian-American entrepreneur V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, who’s running against her for her U.S. Senate seat in 2018.
Elizabeth Warren’s real Indian opponent sends her a DNA kit for her birthday. She’s not amused https://t.co/MMxrZQVi5g
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) July 8, 2017
Boston-based businessman and inventor V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai is the real deal. The Republican received a Ph.D. and his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Ayyadurai is running on the slogan: “Only a real Indian can defeat the fake Indian.”
Many on Twitter were stunned that liberals were more upset by Trump’s “Pocahontas” joke than by Elizabeth Warren’s lying about her heritage to advance her career.
Naturally, White House Press Corps is far more outraged over Trump calling out Warren for faking her heritage than they are over Warren faking her heritage.
— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) November 27, 2017
But lying about your ancestry to get into an Ivy League College and land a cushy 200K No-Show job is OK, right? https://t.co/vXU8F0ZN4a
— Sebastian Gorka DrG (@SebGorka) November 27, 2017
Then, there’s this:
Navajo code talker: "Mr. President we know you will succeed, America is in good hands, you have all top Marine generals as your assistants here”
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) November 27, 2017
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