President Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren 'Pocahontas' at Event Honoring Native American Veterans

Trump makes 'Pocahontas' slur at Native American ceremony

Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. "They call her Pocahontas", he continued.

I want to build a wall around the White House that doesn't allow anyone of color inside, because once inside we can't keep you safe.

The email comes following the president's offhand remarks at a White House event honoring Navajo code talkers.

They were among 29 young volunteers from the Navajo tribe who joined the Marines in 1942 and created a secret code for the military using the Navajo language as a code.

Mr Trump was referring to Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren, who controversially claimed Cherokee and Delaware Indian heritage in 2012 despite having no documentation proving it. "I like you - you are special people".

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But White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's comments after being grilled by reporters over why the president felt the need to say something "offensive" during the press briefing on Monday. She needs to work harder on her husband's penchant for name calling including "dummy", "clown", "low-class slob", "loser", "liar", "crooked Hillary", "crazy Bernie", "little Marco", "Pocahontas", and many more disparaging names for his critics. Scott Brown (R), the Boston Herald found that she was listed as a "minority law teacher" in law school directories from the Association of American Law Schools from 1986 to 1995. Along the way, thousands died of cold, disease or hunger.

"He talked down to Peter MacDonald and the other courageous Navajo as if they were children", he told VOA, expressing fear that this may have detracted from Code Talker Peter MacDonald's speech. And he praised America's unity and diversity.

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye explained to CNN that the way the term was used would be characterized as an ethnic slur, and he said it "doesn't belong in the room when our war heroes are being honored". "Before we held the ceremony, we consulted with a number of other white experts, and we all agreed that Andrew Jackson was great", she said.

"Look, I think that Sen".

He started accusing Warren of lying about her heritage and called her "Pocahontas" at a campaign rally in June, 2016, according to the Washington Post, when Warren was campaigning in support of Hilary Clinton. "I don't understand why no one's asking about that question and why that isn't constantly covered".

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