Daily Caller: MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s claims to a Native American ancestry on Monday, joking that he “might be just as Native American as she is.”
Warren, the Democratic Sen. from Massachusetts, released the results of a DNA test over the weekend then shows she may be somewhere between .09 and 3 percent Native American. The test showed that she has a Native American ancestor 6 to 10 generations back in her family.
“Did [Elizabeth Warren] gain anything by putting out the DNA test results?” Melvin asked. “The best I can gather, according to your paper’s reporting, she’s 1/1000th — something like that — I think I might be just as Native American as she is.”
Annie Linskey of the Boston Globe admitted the Native American ancestor is “pretty far back” in Warren’s genetic history. Watch