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Trump calls Warren ‘Pocahontas’ at event honoring Native American veterans

President Trump on Monday referred to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as “Pocahontas” at an event honoring Native American “code talkers” who served in World War II.

“You were here long before any of us were here,” Trump said, standing beneath a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson. “Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas.”

Turning to the veterans, Trump said “but do you know what? I like you.”

The president made the remark in the Oval Office standing beside three Navajos who helped the U.S. Marine Corps develop a secret code during the Second World War.

Trump has repeatedly used the funny nickname to refer to Warren, poking fun at her claim of Native American heritage.

This is not even the first time, she called her Pocahontas: