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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal watchdog accuses VOA parent company of wrongdoing under Trump appointee Lawsuit alleges 200K Georgia voters were wrongly purged from registration list Ivanka Trump gives deposition in lawsuit alleging misuse of inauguration funds MORE took aim at Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDespite veto threat, Congress presses ahead on defense bill Overnight Defense: Defense bill moving forward despite Trump veto threat over tech fight | Government funding bill hits snag | Top general talks Afghanistan, Pentagon budget Katie Porter in heated exchange with Mnuchin: 'You're play-acting to be a lawyer' 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 John TrumpTrump Jr. in radio ad: Father's 'accomplishments' are on the ballot in Georgia Senate races Trump Jr. aides launch super PAC to persuade president's supporters to vote in Georgia Most Republicans in new poll say they'd vote for Trump in 2024 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 HarrisMiddle East: Quick start for Biden diplomacy Hillicon Valley: GOP chairman says defense bill leaves out Section 230 repeal | Senate panel advances FCC nominee | Krebs says threats to election officials 'undermining democracy' Top intelligence official says China targeting foreign influence at incoming Biden administration MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandOvernight Defense: Defense bill among Congress's year-end scramble | Iranian scientist's assassination adds hurdles to Biden's plan on nuclear deal | Navy scrapping USS Bonhomme Richard after fire Democratic senators urge Facebook to take action on anti-Muslim bigotry Social media responds to Harris making history: 'I feel like our ancestors are rejoicing' MORE (D-N.Y.), as well as others such as Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardSix people whose election wins made history Next Congress expected to have record diversity Native Americans elected to Congress in record numbers this year MORE (D-Hawaii) and former HUD secretary Julian Castro.