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Today Show Mocks Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test

"She contributed to a Native American cookbook called 'Pow Wow Chow,' calling herself Cherokee."

By NTK Staff | 10.16.2018 @12:26pm

A panel on NBC’s “Today Show” mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) DNA test that showed Warren was anywhere between 1/64th and 1/1,024th Native American.

“It turns out the best-case scenario for [Warren] is that she’s got a great-great-great-great grandparent who might be Native American,” NBC’s Megyn Kelly said. “But it turns out she might just be one-out-of-1,024-part Native American which would mean her ancestor would predate the formation of the country.”

Kelly pointed out that the reason this is controversial is because Warren represented herself as Native American while at Harvard Law School and at the University of Pennsylvania.

“She contributed to a Native American cookbook called ‘Pow Wow Chow,’ calling herself Cherokee,” Kelly added, at which the audience laughed.

“One-out-of-1,024, I don’t even know how to say that,” Kelly said. “That does not allow you to say you’re a Cherokee.”

NBC News’ Jacob Soboroff pointed out that Democrats “are just banging their heads on the wall” because of this test and the timing of its release three weeks before Election Day.

Soboroff then asked Kelly if she thought President Trump should donate $1 million to a charity on behalf of Warren, a bet he had made at a campaign rally earlier this year.

“I don’t think he does, because you know why? If you look at what he said, he said I’ll make the donation if you prove that you’re an Indian. That’s to quote him,” Kelly said. “Did Elizabeth Warren just prove that she’s an Indian? Did she?”

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