McCain: Trump's 'Pocahontas' crack an insult to Native American veterans' sacrifice

Native American Leader Slams Trump For 'Culturally Insensitive' Pocahontas Remark

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"These code talkers deserve our nation's praise and gratitude, not a president who disrespects the Native American community and dishonors Native American veterans", Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez said in a statement Monday. "He had to throw in a racial slur".

The white woman who faked having Native American heritage to get ahead in academia and her career is accusing President Donald Trump of using a racial slur against her. "Look, I can explain it to them, but it's real time-consuming, and I have a lot of other stuff to do", she said.

Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona is tweeting that President Donald Trump's "politicizing" of a ceremony honoring Native American veterans was "an insult to their sacrifice".

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"Although, we have a representative in Congress who has been here a long time - longer than you. I like you. Because you are special", Trump continued, touching MacDonald on the shoulder.

Faith Spotted Eagle, a prominent Native American activist, said that the use of the word in that setting amounted to "emotional assault" that "carries as much weight as a physical assault", according to a reporter for the Toronto Star. World War II Navajo Code Talker and Iwo Jima survivor Thomas Begay is one of the last surviving code talkers.

Warren fired back at Trump's dig on MSNBC, saying, "It is deeply unfortunate that the president of the United States can not make it through a ceremony honoring these heroes without throwing out a racial slur".

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This morning, Begaye appeared on cable news to discuss Trump's comments and how they were racially offensive.

"This moment in history won't overshadow the contribution the Code Talkers made and continue to make to our nation", Mr Udall wrote on Twitter. There is a good chance that you are going to be subjected to racist jokes from an old man who can't find his penis, nor hold it because he has really tiny hands.

Navajo Nation Council delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty cited the event as the "latest example of systemic, deep-seated ignorance" about Native Americans.

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