Elizabeth Warren rejects DNA test to settle Native American heritage claim

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is rejecting a Massachusetts newspaper’s suggestion that she take a DNA test to prove her Native American heritage.

"I know who I am and never used it for anything," Warren said Sunday in an interview on NBC’s "Meet the Press." "Never got any benefit from it anywhere."

The senator, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, has faced public questions over her citation of family stories to claim Cherokee and Delaware Indian heritage since her first bid for office, in 2012.

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