Trump Mocked Elizabeth Warren, Referred to Her as “The Indian”

This story is a little bit older than we usually report on, being from March 21, but WDTLAY missed it then. It also concerns an Oklahoma native and casual racism towards Native Americans.

Elizabeth Warren has come out very strongly against Donald Trump, at various times calling him a “loser” and a “wannabe tyrant.” When asked at a press conference about these comments Trump smugly said “Who’s that, the Indian? You mean the Indian?” Trump is referring to a controversy that Elizabeth Warren could not prove her Native American heritage when pressed.

Immediately after making this rude, offensive and divisive comment, Trump has the audacity to brand Elizabeth Warren the divisive one: “The problem with the country right now is it’s so divided. People like Elizabeth Warren really have to get their act together because it’s going to stay divided.” Donald Trump seems to think that using racially charged words to mock a US Senator is the way to really bring the country together.

He later further patronized Native Americans in general and Elizabeth Warren in particular, saying “I think it’s wonderful because the Indians can now partake in the future of the country. She’s got about as much Indian blood as I have. Her whole life was based on a fraud. She got into Harvard and all that because she said she was a minority.”

Sources:
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hs1XIh0eLx0
http://www.politico.com/blogs/2016-gop-primary-live-updates-and-results/2016/03/donald-trump-elizabeth-warren-attack-221054
http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/21/politics/elizabeth-warren-donald-trump-indian/

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