Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren published a DNA test on Monday that she says shows that her claims to Native American ancestry have a basis in fact.
Warren is then shown getting the test results from Carlos Bustamante, a professor of Biomedical Data Science, Genetics and Biology at Stanford University, who has advised the genetic testing services Ancestry.com and 23andMe as well as the PBS series "Finding Your Roots".
He concluded Warren's ancestry is mostly European but says "the results strongly support the existence of an unadmixed Native American ancestor".
That meshes with Warren's narrative that her great-great-great-grandmother, O.C. Sarah Smith, was at least partially Native American.
"The facts suggest that you absolutely have a Native American ancestor in your pedigree", he replies.
"When I made a decision to run for Senate in 2012, I never thought that my family's Native American heritage would come under attack and my dead parents would be called liars", she said on in a statement Monday.
Watch video of Trump's remarks below.
He said last week that he believes Warren "faked" her claim of American Indian heritage, and hopes she and other likely Democratic presidential candidates "stay healthy" and continue their march to 2020, crowding out younger, newer blood.
Critics have charged that Warren has advanced her career with a narrative she is a descendant of Cherokee and DE tribes. "What do the facts say?"
He did say it - at a July rally in Montana.
He has dubbed Warren the "fake Pocahontas".
In a tweet Monday morning, Warren said Trump should direct the funds to the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, which works to stop domestic violence targeting Native American women and children.
The report says Warren could have a Native American relative as recently as six generations ago, giving her 1/32 American Indian heritage if accurate, according to The Washington Post. Warren did not use a commercial service for her DNA analysis, according to The Globe, but rather Bustamante, who is on the scientific advisory board for Ancestry.
'I just hope they stay healthy and I hope they fight it out, ' the president said during an interview on 'Fox & Friends, ' adding: 'I just hope that we don't get any star or good thinker coming out of nowhere'.