Actor Rob Lowe MOCKS Liz Warren Over Native American Ancestry Claims


West Wing Actor Rob Lowe mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and her previous claims of Native American ancestry on Saturday following her presidential campaign announcement.

He wrote in a tweet Saturday afternoon,  joking that the senator’s candidacy would give new meaning to the title “Commander in Chief.”

“Elizabeth Warren would bring a whole new meaning to Commander in ‘Chief,'” Lowe wrote.

As noted by The Hill, Lowe’s tweet came hours after President Trump made a similar remark on Twitter that appeared to reference the 1833-1850 Trail of Tears, a forced relocation of thousands of Native Americans.

“Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President. Will she run as our first Native American presidential candidate, or has she decided that after 32 years, this is not playing so well anymore? See you on the campaign TRAIL, Liz!” The President tweeted earlier in the day.

She has faced criticism in the past and has apologized for claiming Native American ancestry, noting earlier this month that she understands the difference between DNA indicating a possible Native American ancestor and tribal heritage.

Lowe faced backlash for his comment, has since deleted the tweet and posted a explanation for his some would say, hilarious comments.

Saturday night he tweeted,  “I deleted my Elizabeth Warren tweet. It was a joke and some peeps got upset, and that’s never my intention. On the GOOD side: I just got to use the Oxford comma!”

Following a report that Warren had written that her ethnicity was “American Indian” while registering for the Texas state bar, the Massachusetts senator apologized for the second time in two weeks for previously asserting that she had Native American ancestry, The Hollywood Reporter noted.

“I’m not a tribal citizen,” she said to reporters. “My apology is an apology for not having been more sensitive about tribal citizenship and tribal sovereignty. I really want to underline the point, tribes and only tribes determine tribal citizenship.”

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