Trump to Dems: "Pocahontas is now the face of your party"

The moment galvanized Democrats and has elevated Warren’s standing among progressives.

Trump used his pejorative campaign nickname for Warren — a reference to her claims of having Native American ancestry — several times during the meeting, which one source described as “equal parts bizarre and completely awkward.”

At one point, Trump said the only reason Warren claimed Native American heritage was “because she has high cheekbones,” one of the sources said.

The White House and Warren’s office haven’t responded to a CNN request for comment. The story was first reported by Politico.

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