Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test

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US Senator Elizabeth Warren, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, released DNA test results Monday confirming her Native American ancestry and challenged Donald Trump to donate the $1 million he promised if the results proved her claim.

US Senator Elizabeth Warren has revealed that a DNA test shows "strong evidence" that she has distant Native American ancestry.

In a tweet directed at Trump, Warren said: "Remember saying on (July 5) that you'd give $1M to a charity of my choice if my DNA showed Native American ancestry?".

On Monday, the MA lawmaker revealed her heritage test, which she says strongly supports her claim of Native American ancestry.

The president on Monday denied he ever made the promise, but Law & Crime reports he may legally be on the hook for the contribution.

"I'm going to get one of those little kits and in the middle of the debate, when she proclaims that she's of Indian heritage because her mother said she has high cheekbones - that's her only evidence, that her mother said she has high cheekbones", Trump told the crowd in Montana. Her video includes testimonials from faculty at Harvard Law, the University of Houston, University of Pennsylvania Law School and UT Austin School of Law that her heritage had no basis in her hiring. We'll be on to something new before you're done reading this post.

"I haven't looked at the test", Conway said.

Warren also includes family members in the video who call out Trump for mocking her.




" 'Instead of being like, "Thank you very much, Mr. Trump", or "Trump did a good job", everyone said: "Who got it?"

On Monday, Trump was asked for his reaction to Warren's revelation, to which he responded, "Who cares?".

But when pressed about her call for him to pay up, Trump turned defensive.

"I didn't say that", he said as he left Washington to visit hurricane-stricken areas of Florida and Georgia.

In an interview with The Associated Press in 2012, Warren said it was "family lore" that had convinced her of Native American ancestry.

Warren's DNA analysis, conducted by Stanford University research Carlos Bustamante found that the "vast majority" of Warren's lineage is of European ancestry. "I know that everybody likes to pick their junk science or sound science depending on the conclusion, it seems some days". Trump has often referred to her as Pocahontas, claiming she has lied about her heritage.

"Let's say I'm debating Pocahontas, right?" he said. What counts as Native American heritage is a question with different answers among the 573 legally recognized tribes in the United States. "I think she's definitely running for president". I think this is part of her spin strategy: Knowing how embarrassing this all looks for her, the only way out is to go on offense.

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