Nikki Haley Mocks Warren at Charity Dinner: ‘You Wanted an Indian Woman, but Elizabeth Warren Failed Her DNA Test’

Washington Free Beacon | 10/18/2018 | Cameron Cawthorne
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BY: Cameron Cawthorne

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley zinged Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) on Thursday night at a charity dinner, joking that the organizers wanted an Indian woman, but "Warren failed her DNA test."

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Haley, who recently announced that she would be leaving her ambassador role at the end of the year, cracked jokes at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, which is a charity event that raises money for impoverished children. It's a regular stop for prominent political leaders.

She began her joke by mentioning how House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) spoke at the charity dinner last year, calling him a "boy scout" and "a little boring."

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"So this year you wanted to spice things up a bit, right? I get it. You wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test," said Haley, whose parents both emigrated from India.

Haley made reference to Warren releasing her DNA test results showing she could be anywhere between 1/64th to 1/1,024th Native American. It was Warren's attempt to diffuse a controversy over whether she has Cherokee heritage as she claimed during her career in academia, and which has shadowed her political career for years.

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