Elizabeth Warren claims she was fired for being ‘visibly pregnant’ but that’s not the story she told in 2008.
Warren tweeted: I got to live my dream of being a public school teacher. But by the end of my first school year, I was visibly pregnant. The principal said, “Good luck!” and didn’t ask me back. But I got back up, and I fought back. That’s why I’m standing here today. #DemDebate
She gave a different explanation for why she only lasted one year as a special needs teacher in a 2008 interview at the University of California at Berkeley:
“I was married at 19 and then graduated from college [at the University of Houston], actually, after I’d married,” Warren, then a Harvard Law School professor, said in a 2007 interview. “And my first-year post-graduation, I worked — it was in a public school system, but I worked with the children with disabilities. And I did that for a year, and then that summer, I actually didn’t have the education courses, so I was on an ’emergency certificate,’ it was called.”
“And I went back to graduate school and took a couple of courses in education and said, ‘I don’t think this is going to work out for me,'” she continued. “And I was pregnant with my first baby, so I had a baby and stayed home for a couple of years, and I was really casting about, thinking, ‘What am I going to do?'”
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is rising in the polls for the Democratic presidential nomination, claimed for decades that she had Native American ancestry.
Now, she’s told another story that is prompting scrutiny.
On Wednesday, during a town hall in Nevada, she told the crowd she lost her teaching job in the early 1970s because she was “visibly pregnant.”
“By the end of the first year, I was visibly pregnant, and the principal did what principals did in those days — wish me luck and hire someone else for the job,” she told the crowd in Carson City.
Warren, 70, seemed to be implying that she was terminated simply because she was pregnant.
But a YouTube clip posted in January 2008 shows Warren giving a completely different reason for why she left that school.
“My first year post-graduation, I worked — it was in a public school system but I worked with the children with disabilities. And I did that for a year, and then that summer I actually didn’t have the education courses, so I was on an ’emergency certificate,’ ” she told interviewer Harry Kreisler for a video titled “Interviews With History.” More
Wow, she really has a need to tell false stories to portray herself as the poor little victim. First as a minority native American and now a victim of sexism.
It’s sounded good to her audience then. Now, she changed it to meet this years’ audience. If she lied about being Indian, about being fired, well the better question is when has she ever told the truth? She must be a compulsive liar that will say anything to get votes.Don't forget to Like Godfather Politics on Facebook and Twitter, and visit our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.