Late-night host Trevor Noah said Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) “did something problematic” with claims about her Native American heritage.
During his late-night show, Noah said President Trump’s “Pocahontas” nickname for Warren is a “tricky one to process.” Nicknames Trump uses on other people are “self-explanatory,” he said.
“But when he says ‘Pocahontas,’ you might be thinking, ‘Wait Trevor, I’m confused, is Elizabeth Warren Native American?’ ” Noah said.
“And you see, that’s the question because, for a long time, she said she was.”
Noah said in 2012, the New England Historic Genealogical Society “looked into” and found “no proof of Warren having Native American lineage.”
Noah said that was “problematic.”