Cherokee genealogist casts doubt on Elizabeth Warren’s story of parents’ elopement  

From Fox News:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren doubled down on her disputed story about a Native American heritage in a recent TV appearance, but an expert says her story just doesn’t add up.

Warren appeared on “Fox News Sunday,” where she was once again grilled about her long-standing claim to be Native American, and told a story about how her racist paternal grandparents objected to her parents’ wedding because of her mother’s Cherokee blood. The couple, she said, was forced into a Depression-era elopment. […]

But The Washington Times reported that Cherokee genealogist Twila Barnes wrote in a 2016 blog that the story doesn’t make sense. Barnes, who has researched Warren’s family and found no evidence of Native American ancestry, researched the marriage of Pauline Reed and Donald Herring and found it appeared to be an ordinary wedding.

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