Flashback: When Trump Wrecked The Media For Asking To Apologize For Calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ After She Released DNA Test

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Elizabeth Warren, who recently said the Supreme Court has no “legitimacy,” once famously tried to prove claims of Native American ancestry by releasing a DNA test, prompting many in the media at the time to pressure then-President Trump to issue an apology for calling her ‘Pocahontas.’

Warren had been accused by many critics of furthering her career by falsely claiming minority status.

Politico reported in 2012 that the Massachusetts Democrat senator “listed herself as a minority law teacher for nearly a decade from 1986 to 1995.”

Trump challenged her to take a DNA test and, if proven wrong, he’d donate $1 million to a charity of her choice.

In what would prove to be an utterly disastrous move, Warren published the results of an ancestry test that was supposed to “prove” her Native American ancestry. Those results became a fresh source of mockery for the senator, as they concluded she could be 1/1024 part Native American.

Warren would ultimately have to issue an apology to the Cherokee Nation.

“I am not a person of color; I am not a citizen of a tribe,” she said. “Tribal citizenship is very different than ancestry. Tribes and only tribes determine tribal citizenship.”

RELATED: Elizabeth Warren Comes Clean: ‘I Am Not a Person of Color’

Trump Mocks Elizabeth Warren as ‘Pocahontas’

Long before her apology and statement that she is “not a citizen of a tribe,” the media pressured Trump to admit defeat and apologize to Senator Elizabeth Warren for making fun of her by repeatedly calling her ‘Pocahontas.’

Trump would have none of it and pushed back even harder.

The President said he didn’t owe Warren an apology, and that, “She owes the country an apology,” instead.

It goes without saying that nearly everything that comes out of Senator Warren’s mouth should be met with some skepticism based on her past proclaiming lineage with Native Americans.

So it seems odd that she’d dare question the “legitimacy” of the Supreme Court when factoring in her own past.

Yet there she was, saying the Court “burned whatever legitimacy” they may have had when they ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade.

“This court has lost legitimacy,” she claimed, running down a list of decisions she disagrees with. “They have burned whatever legitimacy they may still have had after their gun decision, after their voting decision, after their union decision.”

“They just took the last of it and set a torch to it with the Roe V. Wade opinion.”

Warren threw a screeching temper tantrum when a draft release of the Roe v. Wade opinion had been leaked to the media.

The tantrum can be seen in a video of her angrily denouncing the Supreme Court through a repeatedly cracking voice and perpetual finger-pointing at a pro-abortion rally in May.

She followed that performance with another angry tirade, saying, “We’ve heard enough from the extremists! And we’re tired of it.”

Warren made these comments as she was leaving the protest, still visibly shaken at the supposedly illegitimate Court.

Trump bashed Elizabeth Warren by calling her ‘Pocahontas’ at an event honoring Native American codetalkers.

“We have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago,” Trump said at the 2017 event.

“They call her ‘Pocahontas.’ But you know what, I like you, because you are special. You are special people. You are really incredible people.”

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