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Trump makes 'Pocahontas' slur at Native American ceremony

Trump makes 'Pocahontas' slur at Native American ceremony

She said she won't be silenced by the President's words and actions.

"Although, we have a representative in Congress who has been here a long time - longer than you".

"I just want to thank you because you're very, very special people".

Trump has repeatedly mocked Warren for claims she has made about being part Native American. "They call her Pocahontas", Trump said.

As Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale pointed out on Twitter, Trump delivered this comment while standing in front of a portrait of President Andrew Jackson, who signed the Indian Removal Act in 1830. She needs to work harder on her husband's penchant for name calling including "dummy", "clown", "low-class slob", "loser", "liar", "crooked Hillary", "crazy Bernie", "little Marco", "Pocahontas", and many more disparaging names for his critics. "Pocahontas" - during a White House event to honor Navajo code talkers.




The White House said yesterday that President Donald Trump wasn't making a racial slur when he referred to Senator Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahantas" while speaking with Navajo military veterans who served as code-talkers in World War Two.

Photo President Trump on Monday in the Oval Office with three World War II Navajo code talkers. There is a good chance that you are going to be subjected to racist jokes from an old man who can't find his penis, nor hold it because he has really tiny hands. "I like you. Because you are special", Trump continued, touching MacDonald on the shoulder. "What Trump displayed today was an embarrassment to our values and a disgraceful insult to the heroes of our history".

At Monday's White House press briefing, Sarah Sanders was asked about the comments and if she thought they were offensive.

"He talked down to Peter MacDonald and the other courageous Navajo as if they were children", he told VOA, expressing fear that this may have detracted from Code Talker Peter MacDonald's speech. Warren was very offensive when she lied about something specifically to advance her career.

"I feel that the way it was used, yes, it was [a racial slur]", Begaye told CNN.

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