The White House, however, denied that Trump's remarks were a racial slur and said that what was actually offensive was Warren "lying" about her Native American origins.
"Although, we have a representative in Congress who has been here a long time - longer than you". "As a white person, I think I'm in a better position to know about this stuff".
Eric Trump tweeted on Tuesday what appeared to be a comparison of President Trump calling Sen.
Despite the controversy surrounding her heritage, Warren told CNN she considered Trump's name-calling a "racial slur" and she "really couldn't believe" the comment. "They call her 'Pocahontas'".
Native American Leader Slams Trump For 'Culturally Insensitive' Pocahontas Remark
"The Navajo Code Talkers are not pawns to advance a personal grudge or promote false narratives", Crotty said in a statement released Monday. Begaye discussed some of the history of Jackson before stating that "we survived him" and Native Americans will "survive every president from here on into the future".
United States President Donald Trump on Monday cracked a Pocahontas joke during an event which was created to honour Native American veterans in the White House's Oval Office.
"Every time that Donald Trump calls me "Pocahontas"-and the media goes insane over it-he's happy that people are not focused on how he's trying to cut taxes for billionaires and giant corporations", the senator added in the email".
Begaye said Trump's remark was "uncalled for".Читайте также: Morrissey Defends Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein In Sexual Assault Controversy
Dine Code Talkers secretary Debra Klecan posted on Facebook that the White House ceremony was the first time she had ever heard disparaging comments made against the Code Talkers.
And as if all this weren't insult enough, Oglala Lakota journalist and Native Sun News Today publisher Tim Giago cited Trump's tone of voice.
Warren herself additionally responded to Trump's dig, telling MSNBC, "It was deeply unfortunate that the President of the United States can not even make it through a ceremony honoring these heroes without throwing out a racial slur". "He did this because he thinks that he can bully me and shut me up". Warren's claim of having Native American heritage.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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