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Donald Trump refers to Elizabeth Warren as 'Pocahontas' during meeting with Native Americans
The Telegraph ^ | 11/27/17 | Rozina Sabur

Posted on 11/27/2017 2:03:03 PM PST by markomalley

Donald Trump has been criticised for using a racial slur during an event honouring Native American veterans.

The US president was welcoming three Navajo code talkers from the Second World War to the Oval Office on Monday afternoon when he referred to Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator, as "Pocahontas".

During remarks praising their service, he said: "You were here long before any of us were here.  Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas. But you know what, I like you."

Two Second World War Navajo "code talkers" stood at the podium, with a third seated in a wheelchair as Mr Trump made the remarks, which were greeted with awkward silence.

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. 

The president has repeatedly mocked the Massachusetts senator for claims she made about being part Native American.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 1moretime; americanindians; elizabethwarren; massachusetts; navajo
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Fake-upon-us would not be a racial slur.


101 posted on 11/27/2017 4:56:33 PM PST by USCG SimTech
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To: Engedi

Trump was being Trump, and those old Navajo Vets loved and respected him as much as he did them. He had a heart warming exchange with them, especially at the end. It was Trump’s backdoor way of sending Liz a message: he’s got his eye on her and her CFPB agency.


102 posted on 11/27/2017 4:59:37 PM PST by georgiegirl (Count me covfefe in the Deplorable Basket)
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To: HollyB
But, it was not about her today. It was off topic and inappropriate.

Go back to playing checkers.
103 posted on 11/27/2017 5:13:03 PM PST by nicollo (I said no!)
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To: nicollo

There’s no reason to be playing any games during a ceremony with the Navajo Code Talkers.


104 posted on 11/27/2017 6:03:08 PM PST by HollyB
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To: markomalley

DNA test.


105 posted on 11/27/2017 6:17:57 PM PST by Puckster (70 weeks of Daniel)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

She dishonored herself and defrauded Harvard. The WWII heroes remain unscathed by that crooked liar.


106 posted on 11/27/2017 7:17:18 PM PST by posterchild
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To: posterchild

Oh come on - it was funny... besides the fake indian was stealing a position from a REAL Indian. Warren needs to apologize to everyone over her two bit scam.


107 posted on 11/27/2017 9:30:29 PM PST by GOPJ (https://www.reddit.com/r/StumpSheet/comments/6ec3z1/fake_hate_crimes_official/)
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To: markomalley

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More fake news!

There was no “awkward silence.”

His remarks were received with broad grins of agreement.

We need more of this kind of calling out of the fakes.
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108 posted on 11/27/2017 9:34:55 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Fiddlstix
HAHAHA! YOU WIN THE INTERNETS! BRAVO!


109 posted on 11/27/2017 10:09:42 PM PST by Daffynition (The New PTSD: PRESIDENT-Trump Stress Disorder - The LSN didn’t make Trump, so they can't break him)
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To: markomalley

The libs are smoking mad about this on Facebook. Oh, poor Elizabeth they cry!!!


110 posted on 11/27/2017 10:12:29 PM PST by hsmomx3
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To: markomalley

I wish he would call her princess grey beaver.


111 posted on 11/28/2017 4:02:13 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: SamAdams76

shes definitely neurotic...reminds of a grade school teacher I had...completely off her rocker.


112 posted on 11/28/2017 5:46:52 AM PST by Dont tread and Live
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To: markomalley

Well the faux outrage didn’t take long:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/native-americans-respond-to-trumps-pocahontas-comment/


113 posted on 11/28/2017 6:07:35 AM PST by pugmama (Ports Moon.)
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To: markomalley

I’m sure someone here will be offended by the president’s remarks. Me? I love this guy’s sense of humor.


114 posted on 11/28/2017 6:07:37 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Boo-hoo-hoo!


115 posted on 11/28/2017 6:10:03 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: miss marmelstein
Me? I love this guy’s sense of humor.

Mee too, I got a real belly laugh watching Warren go off the deep end in her response.

116 posted on 11/28/2017 6:11:56 AM PST by 1Old Pro
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To: 1Old Pro

There are too many snowflakes on FR, complaining about his funny off-the-cuff remarks. Maybe they all should have voted for Her Heiniousness - after all, she’s got all the humor of a Cigar Store Indian.


117 posted on 11/28/2017 6:30:15 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: PJBankard
BEST PRESIDENT EVER + One
118 posted on 11/28/2017 6:52:28 AM PST by rhubarbk (Winning, Winning, Winning . . . MAGA is a beautiful thing!!!)
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To: Governor Dinwiddie
For the love of God, do not lift the flap!

Spent many a time laughing our butts off with a doctored up Land O Lakes butter carton, thanks for the memory.
119 posted on 11/28/2017 6:59:17 AM PST by rhubarbk (Winning, Winning, Winning . . . MAGA is a beautiful thing!!!)
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To: marron
So now she claims to be African-American. So...

...she's gone from Pocahontas to Kunta Kinte.

120 posted on 11/28/2017 7:18:16 AM PST by ek_hornbeck
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