VIDEO: Warren repeats claim about pregnancy on Twitter amid mounting questions on her story

OCTOBER 8, 2019

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who in recent weeks has been surging in the polls in the Democratic presidential primary race, sought Tuesday to clarify another part of her personal story that’s been called into question — namely, her claim that she was fired in the 1970s for being pregnant.

Warren has long told the story of how in 1971 she was fired in the first year of her teaching job because she was “visibly pregnant.” It has been presented as a key moment in her story, propelling her toward Harvard and eventually politics.

The article goes on to state the following:

But that story was cast into doubt after a 2007 interview reemerged in which she said she left the job after realizing that the education courses that she needed to take weren’t working out for her.

After being called out over the her claim, Warren doubled down in a pair of Twitter posts Tuesday morning. She wrote:

When I was 22 and finishing my first year of teaching, I had an experience millions of women will recognize. By June I was visibly pregnant—and the principal told me the job I’d already been promised for the next year would go to someone else.

This was 1971, years before Congress outlawed pregnancy discrimination—but we know it still happens in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. We can fight back by telling our stories. I tell mine on the campaign trail, and I hope to hear yours.

The New York Times defended Warren, tweeting, “Senator Elizabeth Warren further detailed her experience of losing a teaching job because of pregnancy, refuting a conservative news site’s challenge of her account. “I had an experience millions of women will recognize,” she tweeted.”

The Free Beacon, who dug up the old video of Warren giving a completely different version of the story, hit back, tweeting, “Refute means to prove something false. We posted documents. She stuck to her story. To our colleagues at the New York Times: words matter.”

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