‘Fauxcahontas’ Liz Warren was conspicuously absent from big tribal pow-wow in D.C.

While the National Congress of American Indians Tribal Summit being held in Washington, D.C. will be hosting several members of Congress, it’s who is not attending that is causing some snickers.

The Republican National Committee asked where is “FAUXCAHONTAS,” poking fun at Sen. Elizabeth Warren who was “noticeably absent” from the summit which runs from Monday through Thursday.

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“Notably absent from the list is the only current U.S. Senator who has claimed minority status as a Native American, Elizabeth Warren,” RNC research director, Mike Reed, wrote in an email blast, according to The Washington Times. “To this day, Warren claims to be ‘proud’ of her Native American heritage and speaks of how her family ‘spoke more forcefully than ever about the importance of not forgetting our Native American roots.’”

But the Massachusetts Democrat was not on hand to join others at the summit, like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

President Trump has mocked Warren as “Pocahontas” on many occasions, slamming her unproven claims of Native American ancestry.

Reed’s email noted that Warren likely did not want to address the topic and opted out of the summit. He added a link in his email to a Boston Globe story last month that warned the ancestry issue could pose a major problem should Warren pursue a 2020 presidential run following  a re-election bid for her Senate seat this fall.

Twitter users found the irony f Warren’s absence at the tribal conference very amusing.

UPDATE: Elizabeth Warren DID eventually show and made a phony statement about having Native American heritage.

Frieda Powers


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