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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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To: Verginius Rufus

LOL!


81 posted on 11/27/2017 3:50:22 PM PST by georgiegirl (Count me covfefe in the Deplorable Basket)
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To: tcrlaf

“RACIST EPITAPH!!!”

ROFLMFWAO!!

EPITAPH!! ABSOLUT PERFECTION!

If this keeps up, Warren will CERTAINLY go to her grave with it permanently attached to her name.


82 posted on 11/27/2017 3:54:56 PM PST by HKMk23 (You ask how to fight an idea? Well, I'll tell you how: with another idea!)
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To: bigbob

Yep.

Only liberal hypocrites are offended.


83 posted on 11/27/2017 3:55:48 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: AnotherUnixGeek

[Baloney - it’s mockery of Warren’s bogus claims about having a Native American background. I’m glad Trump is calling her out on it, and refusing to back down.]

Exactly.


84 posted on 11/27/2017 3:57:02 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: LouisianaJoanof Arc; All

It is called “psychological warfare” DJT is a master. It is about time we had someone who uses it.

Tie this lie to Princess-Lie-to-Your-Face and watch her melt down.


85 posted on 11/27/2017 4:00:40 PM PST by arrogantsob (Check out "Chaos and Mayhem" at Amazon.com)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I happen to agree with you. Code Talkers deserved their time with the President to be a respectful meeting, without any jokes, slams, name calling. It’s not funny to me at all, it’s not the time nor the place for comments about Warren.

We didn’t like Obama’s slams and jokes against Tea Party folks, Christians, Bible holders, gun clingers, the middle finger scratching his nose episodes.


86 posted on 11/27/2017 4:01:45 PM PST by Engedi
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To: odawg

You are quite the optimist, I don’t think more than 1% of millennials know “Sacajawea” from a bag of rocks.


87 posted on 11/27/2017 4:05:40 PM PST by arrogantsob (Check out "Chaos and Mayhem" at Amazon.com)
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To: arrogantsob

Okay, just ask some. They are expert at the pronunciation.


88 posted on 11/27/2017 4:11:50 PM PST by odawg
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To: petro45acp

Elizabeth Warren is guilty of racial oppression of the Native American she stole a job from.


89 posted on 11/27/2017 4:14:20 PM PST by Crucial
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To: georgiegirl

Does it matter that he didn’t mention her name? He called her that while campaigning then after he became President. Anyone with half a brain know who he was referencing.

It wasn’t the time or the place. Those were highly respected Indian Vets who saved many lives and their President shouldn’t have given that Pocahontas the same stage and made her newsworthy in the media’s eyes.


90 posted on 11/27/2017 4:15:36 PM PST by Engedi
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To: posterchild

Plus she wasn’t even claiming to be a Navajo.


91 posted on 11/27/2017 4:15:44 PM PST by Bogie
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To: xzins

My great great grand=mother was full blooded blackfoot Indian. I find no humor in President’s comments. It was the Code Talkers time to be honored and recognized and given dignity and respect. I feel it was sullied with our President bringing up Pocahontas and taking the spotlight off these brave Vets.


92 posted on 11/27/2017 4:19:12 PM PST by Engedi
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To: markomalley

‘Racial slur’ against a lying Stalinist who fraudulently presents herself as Native American.

Get out of here.

They aren’t offend by her appropriation, they aren’t upset about anything of matter.


93 posted on 11/27/2017 4:21:44 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Did Barack Obama denounce Communism and dictatorships when he visited Cuba as a puppet of the State?)
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To: posterchild

I’ve got to agree with you. Wasn’t appropriate.


94 posted on 11/27/2017 4:23:28 PM PST by HollyB
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To: Fantasywriter

I don’t think they give a rats behind about Warren. She didn’t deserve any platform there. This was about these men and them only.


95 posted on 11/27/2017 4:25:51 PM PST by HollyB
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To: markomalley

If you ever wonder about the meme re. Trump playing 3D Chess while the rest are playing checkers, here’s your case in point:

While dismantling the Consumer Finance Bureau, Trump has entirely sidelined its creator and removed her from the discussion. All she can do now is answer questions about being an Indian or not.


96 posted on 11/27/2017 4:39:10 PM PST by nicollo (I said no!)
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To: All

Does anyone have a link to the clip?


97 posted on 11/27/2017 4:39:25 PM PST by jackibutterfly (With hilliary, we didn’t dodge a bullet... we dodged a 100 megaton hydrogen bomb!!!)
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To: HollyB

I have no comment on how you feel about it. All I can do is reiterate how I would feel under the circumstances. If I were Native American, and some lying white woman whose ancestors had killed mine, advanced her career by pretending to be part Native American, I would be happy to see her called out.


98 posted on 11/27/2017 4:43:13 PM PST by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Inernet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: nicollo

But, it was not about her today. It was off topic and inappropriate.


99 posted on 11/27/2017 4:43:50 PM PST by HollyB
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To: markomalley

[he referred to Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator, as “Pocahontas”]

PRESIDENT TRUMP is effectively labeling the FAUX INDIAN before WARREN throws her headdress in the ring for 2020.


100 posted on 11/27/2017 4:55:33 PM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalm 33:12)
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