Warren Does More Damage Control Amid Reports She Identified as a Native American on Bar Registration

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is doing damage control after controversy over her claiming Native American as her race.

According to a report by The Washington Post, Warren privately apologized to the Cherokee Nation for taking a DNA test in an attempt to prove she had Native American ancestry. This past fall, Warren came under fire for releasing DNA results that showed she is up to 1/1,024th Native American.

“I told him I was sorry for furthering confusion about tribal citizenship,” Warren said. “I am also sorry for not being more mindful about this decades ago. We had a good conversation.”

This apology comes after the Cherokee Nation slammed Warren for using her ancestry as a political strategy.

“I can’t go back,” Warren said. “But I am sorry for furthering confusion on tribal sovereignty and tribal citizenship and harm that resulted.”

The New York Times claimed that Warren was defending the DNA test as recently as this past December.

Her Texas State Bar registration was also recently released, which shows her claiming Native American heritage.

Warren announced on New Year’s Eve that she was forming an exploratory committee to run for president in 2020. However, these apologies may be too little too late for Warren to fully redeem herself before the election.

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Dave George
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Wrong. You CAN go back. Resign and disappear into obscurity, that will fix it.

Screwtape
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…and her campaign is now officially dead.

WellHungChad
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Indian Princess Spouting Bull learn feeding donkey spoiled oats, make shit get sprayed in face long time after!

Raymond Guay
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This just verifies what we’ve long suspected really happened. She is obviously not above lying to get ahead or gain an advantage.

Rightisright
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Would not blame the Cherokee Nation at all to be appalled because of this new found falsehood from her. This was a deliberate lie by her for purposes only to be advantageous for her. However, it wont be advantageous for her in a presidential run, but on second thought, she is a democrat so, it wont be an issue.

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