Fox News' Pete Hegseth Mocks Warren Over Latest Drop in Poll: 'Fitting' We Talk 'Pocahontas' on Thanksgiving

Fox News host Pete Hegseth mocked Senator Elizabeth Warren for dipping in recent 2020 polls on Thanksgiving Day, before echoing President Donald Trump in calling her "Pocahontas."

During a segment on Fox & Friends on Thursday, the panel discussed Warren's recent decline in the polls by citing a recent Quinnipiac poll, released earlier this week, which showed the progressive candidate at 14 percent. Warren was polling at 28 percent one month prior.

"She says, 'Don't worry about it,'" Hegseth said, before cutting to a segment of the top tier 2020 Democratic candidate telling reporters on Tuesday that she isn't concerned about polls because she's "fighting everyday on behalf of working families."

"It's always what politicians say when they're losing. Don't follow the polls, it doesn't matter," the host asserted.

"I just love how optimistic she was. You've dropped actually in half from where you were before," guest host Dean Cain said. "That's bad news."

"It's Thanksgiving so it's only fitting we got a little Pocahontas in there right at the end," Hegseth added, "Her poll numbers aren't doing so great. We're going to move on to the parade."

Trump frequently refers to Warren as Pocahontas to mock her claim that she is of Native American heritage. "Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President," the president tweeted in February after Warren launched her presidential bid. "Will she run as our first Native American presidential candidate, or has she decided that after 32 years, this is not playing so well anymore? See you on the campaign TRAIL, Liz!"

In August, Warren directly apologized for causing "harm" through her claim of being of Native American ancestry while speaking at a presidential forum on Native American issues. "Like anyone who's being honest with themselves, I know that I have made mistakes," the senator said to resounding applause. "I am sorry for harm I have caused. I have listened and I have learned a lot."

The Massachusetts Democrat's remarks came after she released a DNA test proving she had a distant Native ancestor. She has since apologized for releasing the results and vowed to champion Native Americans if she becomes president.

Warren on Wednesday introduced a bill that would revoke Medals of Honor from U.S. soldiers that massacred hundreds of Native American people during Wounded Knee in 1980. "The horrifying acts of violence against hundreds of Lakota men, women and children at Wounded Knee should be condemned, not celebrated with Medals of Honor," she said in a statement.

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