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Unearthed docs contradict Warren's claims that she got fired for being pregnant — but she doubles down anyway

In a 2007 interview at the University of California at Berkeley, she did not specifically say the New Jersey school where she worked hired a different teacher because of her pregnancy.

Yet on the campaign trail, the MA senator and 2020 frontrunner has claimed multiple times that she was not given the job promised to her at Riverdale Elementary School in New Jersey, where she had already worked for one year, because she was pregnant.

There's just one issue, according to some reports. But two former teachers who worked at Riverdale elementary school at the same time as Warren, first interviewed by CBS News, told The Washington Post that non-tenured pregnant teachers like Warren could be fired without cause.

Newly surfaced video appears to contradict Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's claim that she was sacked from teaching job after becoming "visibly pregnant"; reaction and analysis from Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich.

"All I know is I was 22 years old, I was 6 months pregnant, and the job that I had been promised for the next year was going to someone else".

"In April of that year, my contract was renewed to teach again for the next year", Warren said.

Now Warren has come under scrutiny for another autobiographical tall tale that contradicts the record and even her own past statements. She had said, that after a year of teaching children with disabilities, she'd gotten an "emergency certificate" because she lacked education courses. 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".

A CBS story Monday also linked to articles from a local New Jersey newspaper at the time that said Warren was "leaving to raise a family" and had "resigned for personal reasons". "After becoming a public figure I opened up more about different pieces in my life and this was one of them".

She previously wrote in her book, "A Fighting Chance", which was released in 2013, that "By the end of the school year, I was pretty obviously pregnant".

Only Fox News has been covering the story thus far.

Warren's changes in phrasing when discussing her dismissal have sparked questions about her story's veracity.

Members of the school board could not immediately be reached for comment. "The principal said they were going to hire someone else for my job", Warren told CBS News, referring to job as a speech pathologist with in Riverdale, N.J.

Warren said she was hiding her pregnancy when the school initially asked her in the spring of 1971 to return for the next school year, according to the CBS News report. "Some women have been fired, some forced to resign, some made to take maternity leave at four or five months of pregnancy". Now, if you didn't tell anybody you were pregnant, and they didn't know, you could fudge it and try to stay on a little bit longer.

"Back in those days it was very common for people not to be rehired if they were pregnant", said Trudy Randall, who began teaching at the school in 1968.

The long and short of the story is that it might not mean all that much on the campaign trail for Warren.

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