Warren’s DNA Test May Have Just Backfired on Her
Well, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) wanted to rush out her self-paid DNA test to "prove" that she has Native American ancestry. The results? She's likely whiter than the average white guy, as The Daily Caller reports:
Warren released the results of her test, which showed her to potentially have 1/1024 Native American DNA dating back six to 10 generations. This sets the lowest bound of Warren’s Indian DNA at .098 percent and the highest at 3 percent.
The average European-American has 0.18 percent Native American DNA, according to a comprehensive study by the Genetic Literacy Project.
You may recall President Trump made headlines during his Great Falls, Montana visit when he challenged Warren, or "Fake Pocahontas" as she has come to be known, to take a DNA test to prove her ancestry. Warren initially tried to deflect the challenge, but now her attempt to respond has blown up in her face. Even President Obama's campaign manager Jim Messina is criticizing the move:
Here's the Washington Post's video of Trump giving Warren the DNA challenge when he visited Great Falls, Montana back in July: