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Trump Jr. can’t stop posting about Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test

Part of the Trump family was on the offensive.

 

Andrew Wyrich

Tech

Published Oct 16, 2018   Updated May 21, 2021, 4:02 am CDT

Both President Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr., went on the offensive following Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) taking a DNA test that showed she had some Native American ancestry.

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The president, who has mockingly referred to the senator as “Pocahontas,” tweeted about the DNA results on Tuesday morning, latching onto a statement from the Cherokee Nation, which reportedly called DNA tests “useless to determine tribal citizenship.”

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“Pocahontas (the bad version), sometimes referred to as Elizabeth Warren, is getting slammed. She took a bogus DNA test and it showed that she may be 1/1024, far less than the average American. Now Cherokee Nation denies her, “DNA test is useless.” Even they don’t want her. Phony!” the president wrote in a series of tweets. “Now that her claims of being of Indian heritage have turned out to be a scam and a lie, Elizabeth Warren should apologize for perpetrating this fraud against the American Public. Harvard called her “a person of color” (amazing con), and would not have taken her otherwise!”

He continued:

“Thank you to the Cherokee Nation for revealing that Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to as Pocahontas, is a complete and total Fraud!”

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Meanwhile, the president’s son has used both Instagram and Twitter to comment on the test.

On Monday Trump Jr. posted three anti-Warren Instagram posts, including one where a Native American headdress was Photoshopped onto the senator.

The meme mocks the findings of the DNA test with “1/1024th Native American” written under the changed picture of Warren and “1024/1024th Your President” written under Trump.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo9-1YgHpFr/?hl=en&taken-by=donaldjtrumpjr

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In the midst of his attacks against Warren, Trump Jr. also retweeted a post reminding people that “Wing Night” was back at the Trump Hotel in Washington D.C.

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*First Published: Oct 16, 2018, 8:50 am CDT