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Trump makes Native American joke about Warren campaign announcement: 'See you on the campaign TRAIL'

President TrumpDonald TrumpNYT: Rep. Perry played role in alleged Trump plan to oust acting AG Arizona GOP censures top state Republicans McCain, Flake and Ducey Biden and UK prime minister discuss NATO, multilateralism during call MORE took aim at Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenStudent loan forgiveness would be windfall for dentists, doctors and lawyers OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden's Interior Department temporarily blocks new drilling on public lands | Group of GOP senators seeks to block Biden moves on Paris, Keystone | Judge grants preliminary approval for 0M Flint water crisis settlement Senate approves waiver for Biden's Pentagon nominee MORE's (D-Mass.) official 2020 presidential announcement on Saturday, mocking her claims of Native American ancestry in a tweet claiming that Warren would run as the country's first potential "Native American presidential candidate."

In the tweet posted hours after Warren's presidential campaign announcement earlier in the day, Trump joked that he would "see [Warren] on the campaign TRAIL," which many said was a reference to the "Trail of Tears" forced relocation of Native American tribes that led to the death of as many as 8,000 Cherokee between 1830 and 1850. 

"Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President. 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!" he wrote.

Trump has frequently mocked Warren for her claims of Native American ancestry, dubbing the Massachusetts senator "Pocahontas" and making jokes aimed at past statements she has made referencing unspecified Native American ancestry.

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His eldest son, Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpCompany appeals rejection of controversial Pebble Mine  Singer Taylor Dayne responds to criticism after Mar-a-Lago performance: 'I try to stay non-political' More voters say pardons for Trump's family would be inappropriate: poll MORE, reacted to the joke on Instagram on Saturday by sharing a response from right-wing media personality Michael Malice, who tweeted that "The Native American genocide continues with another murder by the president."

"Savage," Trump Jr. said. "I love my president."

Warren announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination Saturday at a rally in her home state, taking aim at both Trump and a "rigged system" she said of which the billionaire GOP president was a "symptom."

"Hard-working people are up against a small group that holds far too much power, not just in our economy, but also in our democracy. Like the women of Lawrence, we are here to say enough is enough!" Warren said. Trump is a "symptom of what's gone wrong in America," she added, calling out a "rigged system that props up the rich and the powerful and kicks dirt on everyone else."

She joins a crowded field of presidential candidates that include her fellow Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden must wait weekend for State Department pick Senators introduce bill to award Officer Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal An ally in the White House is good for abortion access, but not enough MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandDemocrats torn on impeachment trial timing OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: 12 removed from National Guard inauguration security | Austin backs lifting transgender ban Biden Pentagon pick supports lifting transgender military ban MORE (D-N.Y.), as well as others such as Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardTulsi Gabbard blasts new House rules on gender neutral language as 'height of hypocrisy' A vaccine, a Burrito and more: 7 lighter, memorable moments from 2020 Growing number of House Republicans warm to proxy voting MORE (D-Hawaii) and former HUD secretary Julian Castro.