Sen. Elizabeth Warren has claimed to be part American Indian for many years.
She used her alleged minority status to gain entrance to Harvard.
She used it again when she was hired by Harvard to teach.
Warren used her alleged minority status in her political campaigns in an attempt to win the votes of American Indians and other minorities.
During her election campaigns, many have questioned whether or not Warren really has enough American Indian heritage to be listed as a minority.
There was even a huge offer for her take ta DNA test to prove her claim, and after several years of refusing, she did and guess what?
(Washington Examiner) – In the clearest sign yet that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., intends to run for president in 2020, on Monday she released a video featuring her family and the results of a DNA test to defend her claim of native American heritage. The claim has been the source of mockery for years, most notably from President Trump calling her “Pocahontas” at rallies. But the DNA test, which shows only distant traces of Native American ancestry overwhelmed by European ancestry, is unlikely to tamp down the attack.
In the DNA test, published in full by the Boston Globe, Stanford genetics professor Carlos Bustamante concludes, “While the vast majority of the individual’s ancestry is European, the results strongly support the existence of an unadmixed Native American ancestor in the individual’s pedigree, likely in the range of 6-10 generations ago.”
So, at most, according to the test, one of Warren’s great-great-great-great-grandparents was Native American, but it’s possible that the earliest ancestor was one of her great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents. The Boston Globe story says it’s possible she was just 1/32nd native American, but as Phil Kerpen pointed out and as this chart attests, being 6-10 generations removed means that she was at best 1/64th native American, but potentially 1/1,024th. Even this is only the “likely” range and far from exact…
Although the DNA test is not exact, it does show that the amount of American Indian heritage of Elizabeth Warren is far enough for her to be considered a minority.
This means that Warren may have perpetrated a fraud in gaining entrance to Harvard and in obtaining her teaching position at Harvard.
It also means that she likely has been mis-representing herself to voters in Massachusetts and across the nation.
The bottom line is that she cannot be trusted in what she says or claims.
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