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what's happening to working families likely presidential contender senator Elizabeth Warren's ancestry controversy has surfaced once again according to a report by The Washington Post the Massachusetts Democrat identified herself as an American Indian on her nineteen eighty six registration card for the state bar of Texas which the paper obtained through an open records request a hand written card is the latest twist in the dispute surrounding her claims to native American ancestry which have brought frequent criticism from opponents especially president Donald Trump she is a native American five percent and therefore her whole career because she was a minority it's a disgrace what's going on in our country motors has not independently confirmed the report but the post said ward apologize during an interview for identifying herself as a native American answered her office did not dispute the registration cards authenticity last year warm revealed she had taken a DNA test which showed she'd at least one native American ancestors many generations ago the move angered native American leaders who criticized her for using the test to make a big claim to tribal heritage the Cherokee Nation last week said Warren had apologized in admitted she is not a citizen of any tribal nation news of the registration card comes ahead of an expected formal launch two or twenty twenty run for the democratic presidential nomination you've gotta stay in the fight