Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Memo: 2024 chatter reveals Democratic nervousness We are America's independent contractors, and we are terrified Fed's Brainard faces GOP pressure on climate stances MORE (D-Mass.) is not going to let Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWendy Sherman takes leading role as Biden's 'hard-nosed' Russia negotiator Senate needs to confirm Deborah Lipstadt as antisemitism envoy — Now Former acting Defense secretary under Trump met with Jan. 6 committee: report MORE taunt her without a fight. 

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“He thinks somehow, if he calls me names, that I’m gonna shut up,” Warren told a Boston CBS affiliate on Sunday. “And I think he’s got plenty of evidence now that that’s just not gonna happen, because that’s the way you gotta deal with bullies. You just stand up and punch back.” 

Trump has often referred to Warren as “Pocahontas” on the campaign trail, alluding to the controversy about her heritage during her Senate campaign in 2012. Warren claimed she was told she had Cherokee ancestry, but that has yet to be proven. 

Warren said she wasn’t surprised to see Trump resurface the controversy. The two have been at odds throughout the president campaign, often firing off tweets against one another. 

“Donald Trump is out there on so many fronts stirring up as much hate as he can,” Warren said.