Warren Apologizes for Saying She has Native American Ancestry

Senator Elizabeth Warren apologized on Tuesday for identifying as Native American in the past.

Warren apologized to the Cherokee Nation for taking a DNA test to show that she had Native American ancestry.

According to The Washington Post, Warren said that the apology was meant to include identifying herself as Native American while a professor at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania.

“I told him I was sorry for furthering confusion about tribal citizenship,” Warren told the Post.

“I am also sorry for not being more mindful about this decades ago. We had a good conversation.”

The Senator’s apology comes several hours before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

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