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Warren Provides Proof Of Ancestry (Trump Refuses To Pay)

Posted on the 16 October 2018 by Jobsanger
Warren Provides Proof Of Ancestry (Trump Refuses To Pay)
Donald Trump is scared to death that he might have to face Senator Elizabeth Warren in the 2020 presidential campaign. That's why he has launched repeated attacks on her. And many of those attacks have included the racist remark of calling her "Pocahontas". He wants voters to think Senator Warren lied when claiming to have some Native American heritage.
In a rally in Montana last July, Trump repeated the racial slur, and went further -- he said he would donate $1 million to Warren's favorite charity if she took a DNA test and it showed she did have Native American heritage.
Well, Senator Warren took him up on that challenge. She took the DNA test. Here's what it showed:
In 2018, Elizabeth Warren submitted a DNA sample for analysis by Dr. Carlos Bustamante, a Professor of Biomedical Data Science, Genetics, and Biology at Stanford University who is “an internationally recognized leader in the application of data science and genomics technology” and was selected as a 2010 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow. Dr. Bustamante issued a report summarizing his analysis.
  • The report concludes that there is “strong evidence” that Elizabeth’s DNA sample “contains Native American ancestry.” Specifically, Dr. Bustamante concludes with 99% confidence that Elizabeth’s DNA sample contains five genetic segments, spanning 12,300,000 DNA bases, which are “Native American in origin.”
  • The report also details the results of “several additional analyses to confirm the presence of Native American ancestry and to estimate the position” of an “unadmixed Native American Ancestor” (i.e., an ancestor with “100% ancestry assigned to a single population”) in Elizabeth’s family tree. It concludes that such an ancestor can be found “likely in the range of 6-10 generations ago.”
  • In addition, Elizabeth’s DNA was compared to two non-Native reference sets from the 1000 Genomes Project – 99 Americans of predominantly European ancestry from Utah and 86 British individuals of European ancestry from Great Britan. The report concludes that the Native American segments observed in Elizabeth’s sample are 12.4 times higher than the average value for the British reference population. They are 10.5 times higher than the average value for the Utah reference population, which includes a few individuals who have “a small amount of Native American ancestry.”
  • Dr. Bustamante further notes that Native American groups within the United States have chosen not to participate in recent population genetics studies. Because available samples do not provide complete coverage of all Native American groups, some segments with Native American ancestry may be missed. Nonetheless, an “ancestry specific analysis” concludes Warren’s Native American ancestry “falls between” Canadian and Mexican indigenous populations, “as would be expected for Native American ancestry deriving from the lower 48 states of the United States.”
While these results shed additional light on Elizabeth Warren’s family history, she has stated that she is not enrolled in a tribe and respects the distinction between ancestry and tribal citizenship, which is determined by tribes – and only tribes.
What is Trump's response? He's refusing to pay! In fact, he's denying that he ever said he would pay a million dollars to a charity -- in spite of the fact that every media organization has tape of him making the promise.
It's just more proof that Donald Trump  is a LIAR WHO DOES NOT KEEP HIS PROMISES!
But we already knew that, didn't we?
NOTE -- Senator Warren has asked that Trump make his check out to the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.

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