MSNBC Host: I Might Be as Much Native American as Elizabeth Warren MSNBC Host: I Might Be as Much Native American as Elizabeth Warren – NTK Network

MSNBC Host: I Might Be as Much Native American as Elizabeth Warren

"Best I can gather, according to your paper's reporting, she's 1/1,000th or something like — I think I might be just as Native American as she is."

By NTK Staff | 10.15.2018 @1:55pm

MSNBC’s Craig Melvin mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) DNA test “proving” that she has Native American ancestry, saying Monday that he “might be just as Native American as she is.”

Warren, who has faced criticism for years over her claim that she had Native American ancestry, released a DNA test on Monday that showed she could be anywhere between 1/64th to 1/1,024th Native American.

“Did she gain anything by putting out this DNA test’s results? Best I can gather, according to your paper’s reporting, she’s 1/1000th or something like—I think I might be just as Native American as she is,” Melvin said to Boston Globe’s Annie Linskey.

“The report that she released yesterday to the Boston Globe said she has a Native American ancestor who was somewhere between 10 and six generations back in her family. So that’s going pretty far back. I don’t know who my great, great, great, great grandmother or grandfather is,” Linskey responded.

Linskey added that “this is the first time that there is some evidence that look, hey, somebody in the family probably was Native American—indeed was, way way back, so you see perhaps the stories came from.”

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