Warren also confirmed that she has no plans of running against Trump in 2020. Elizabeth Warren of MA says she has no intention of running for president in 2020, but she also is leaving herself room to reconsider. "So, in 1932, when Mother was 19 and Daddy had just turned 20, they eloped".
"So look, I am not running for president of the United States", Warren answered. "I understand that tribal membership is determined by tribes - and only by tribes", Warren said, adding that she never used her heritage to advance her career.
US Senator Elizabeth Warren refused to say whether she would serve a full six-year term if reelected to the Senate this year under persistent questioning from NBC's Chuck Todd.
"I know who I am". It's much easier for the slightly more masculine version of Bernie Sanders to buy off American Indian activists in classic identity politics style than to put some actual skin in her racial game. "And never used it for anything".
In several television interviews, Warren, who has been touted as a potential 2020 presidential candidate, said she saw a role for tariffs as part of USA trade policy.
An editorial this month in Massachusetts's Berkshire Eagle urged Warren to buy a DNA test for $99 to resolve the issue once and for all. She responded by telling the story she has told before about her family history, i.e. her father's family was opposed to him marrying her mother because she was part Native American.More news: Trade war with United States would bring disaster, says Chinese minister
"That's the story that my brothers and I all learned from our mom and our dad, from our grandparents, from all of our aunts and uncles", she said.
"I am in this fight to retain my Senate seat in 2018", Warren said.
"Her Indian heritage claims have the potential to be a wildfire, but it will take one of her primary opponents raising it to strike the match", Gray said.
Warren may or may not have benefited from her claimed heritage but it seems Harvard did.
"If I don't win the election, [news] ratings are going to go so far down, they'll be out of business, every one of them", he said.
Gabby Archilla, a 26-year-old law student in Boston, said taking a DNA test might help Warren but probably wouldn't silence her critics.