Elizabeth Warren Gets Heckled At Georgia Rally: ‘Why Did You Lie?’
Democrat presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) made a campaign stop at a Lawrenceville high school in Georgia where she was greeted by approximately 1,000 supporters. But it wasn’t the greeting she had anticipated. She was heckled on stage over her claims of being Native American. A man holding a 1/2020th sign repeatedly called out: “Why did you lie?” as she spoke at the event.
Warren replied, “Be easy, be easy!” and the crowd booed as the heckler was led away by authorities. There were chants of “Warren!” in the auditorium as the man held up the sign marring the event in Lawrenceville and foreshadowing Warren being haunted by her heritage claims on the campaign trail for the 2020 presidential race.
Warren, 69, told her Democratic faithful: “It’s ok, we’re good.” Warren was relating her life story when the heckling began.
She apologized to Americans after the emergence of a State Bar of Texas registration card showing she identified as ‘American Indian’ on April 18, 1986. She also apologized privately to the Cherokee Nation for her heritage claims but they want a public apology from her. They are extremely offended over her false claim.
The DNA analysis that Warren submitted to was conducted by a privately hired scientist who is an expert on Native American genomics. It showed that her Native American ancestry was between 0.09 percent and 1.5 percent. The low end of that scale equates to 1/1,024th.
The Massachusetts senator was speaking at Central Gwinnett High School Saturday when she was called out by the protester. As the heckling went on, Warren said: “Hold on. We will get to lots of policy, I absolutely promise. Ok, be easy.” I’m not even sure really what that means. She tried to continue but the heckling continued. That’s when she said: “We’re good.” Again, it is unclear what she was referring to… possibly security.
President Trump has repeatedly mocked Warren for her heritage claims by calling her Pocahontas, a reference to the native woman who lived in present-day Virginia in the 1600s and agreed to marry an English colonist to help ensure peace and protect her people. Of note, as I understand it, is that the actual descendants of Pocahontas don’t like Warren’s claims and support President Trump.
Warren’s race identification for the Bar Exam came the same year she was recorded as a minority for the Association of American Law Schools. It is blatant dishonesty and has caused grief for the senator. She listed herself as Native American annually until 1995, the year she started working at Harvard Law School. A number of months after starting work at Harvard Law School, she put herself down as Native American and was part of the school’s federal affirmative action records until 2004.
This incident came just days after Warren suggested President Trump “may not even be a free person” in 2020.
From Fox News:
“Warren made the remark at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids in front of a crowd of several hundred. The Massachusetts senator argued that Democrats should resist the urge to respond to “a racist tweet, a hateful tweet, something really dark and ugly” when choosing whether or not to spar with Trump.
“Are we going to let him use those to divide us?” Warren said, according to a report from the New York Times.
“By the time we get to 2020, Donald Trump may not even be president,” she continued. “In fact, he may not even be a free person.”
When asked to clarify her statements, Warren pointed to the multiple open investigations into the president, which includes the Russia probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and two additional investigations led by federal prosecutors in New York and Democrats who won back the majority in the House of Representatives this past November.”
Warren stands almost no chance of securing the Democratic nomination and even less of beating President Trump for the presidency. Trump relishes her entering the race for that reason: “Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President,” he tweeted. “Will she run as our first Native American presidential candidate, or has she decided that after 32 years, this is not playing so well anymore?” Excellent question.