On Monday, at an event honoring Native American “code talkers,” President Donald Trump made a joking reference to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., referring to her as “Pocahontas.”
“You were here long before any of us were here,” Trump said, standing in front of a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson (famous for signing the Indian Removal Act). “Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas.”
Pres. Trump during event honoring Native American code talkers: “You were here long before any of us were here – although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas.” pic.twitter.com/KOItFeK7Pk
— Dan Linden (@DanLinden) November 27, 2017
The reference, of course, is a shot at Warren’s dubious claims about having Native American heritage.
Get ready for one heck of a media circus about this.
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Author: Chris Pandolfo
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.