"Math Correction" Confirms Warren Could Be 1/1024th Native American

Update: Just hours after Elizabeth Warren waved her newly minted credentials as a Native American, and demanded Trump pay up on his offer, The Globe issued a 'correction' that might just steal the jam out of her exuberant donut:

Correction: Due to a math error, a story about Elizabeth Warren misstated the ancestry percentage of a potential 10th generation relative. It should be 1/1,024.

As The Globe sheepishly admits...

"The inherent imprecision of the six-page DNA analysis could provide fodder for Warren’s critics."

Indeed it might.

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After releasing DNA results "proving" that she has Native American ancestry, Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday called out President Trump on his offer to pay $1 million if she was able to prove her heritage. 

Warren fired off a series of tweets telling Trump to "Please send the check to the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center." 

Earlier Monday, Warren publicly released the results of a DNA test analyzed by Stanford University professor and DNA expert, Carlos Bustaente - tweeting the results. 

"My family (including Fox News-watchers) sat together and talked about what they think of @realDonaldTrump's attacks on our heritage. And yes, a famous geneticist analyzed my DNA and concluded that it contains Native American ancestry."

When asked what he thought of Warren's DNA test, Trump said "who cares" - while denying that he offered $1 million, adding "I didn't say that... you better read it again.

During a July 5 rally in Montana, Trump said: "I’m going to get one of those little [DNA testing] kits and in the middle of the debate, when she proclaims she’s of Indian heritage... And we will say, ‘I will give you a million dollars, paid for by Trump, to your favorite charity, if you take the test and it shows you’re an Indian.' And we’ll see what she does. I have a feeling she will say no, but we will hold it for the debates."

On Monday morning, White House counselor Kellyanne  Conway brushed off the results of Warren's test as "junk science," telling reporters: "I haven’t looked at the test. I know that everybody likes to pick their junk science or sound science depending on the conclusion, it seems some days... But I haven’t looked at the DNA test and it really doesn’t interest me."


In what we are sure will likely engender a tweet response from President Trump, potential 2020 Democrat presidential nominee, Senator Elizabeth Warren proudly released results of a DNA test that suggests she does have a distant Native American ancestor in her lineage.

In the face of President Trump's (and many others) doubts about her lineage, Warren, nicknamed 'Pocahantas' decide to seek the help of Stanford University professor and DNA expert Carlos Bustamente and later tweeted a clip explaining the results:

"My family (including Fox News-watchers) sat together and talked about what they think of @realDonaldTrump's attacks on our heritage. And yes, a famous geneticist analyzed my DNA and concluded that it contains Native American ancestry."

The test found “strong evidence” she had a Native American in her family tree dating six to 10 generations back, the Globe reported.

“I’m not enrolled in a tribe and only tribes determine tribal citizenship. I understand and respect that distinction but my family history is my family history,” Warren said in a video explaining the results posted to her Twitter account.

“Trump can say whatever he wants about me, but mocking Native Americans or any group in order to try and get at me? That’s not what America stands for.”

Warren said this summer that she’s not yet decided to run for president and is focused on winning re-election to the Senate in the November midterm elections, and as Bloomberg reports, a CNN poll released Sunday found her running fourth in the list of potential Democrats with support from 8 percent of those listed. Former Vice President Joe Biden lead the poll with support from 33 percent of respondents.