Donald Trump Tries to Put Obama 'Birther' Issue To Rest

Trump admitted that President Obama was in fact born in the US.
2:16 | 09/17/16

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Transcript for Donald Trump Tries to Put Obama 'Birther' Issue To Rest
Hours earlier in the day if you remember Donald Trump finally put that burglar issue to rest about whether President Obama was a dean for here in the US. And the president himself weighed in at ABC's Mary breeze during this White House I'm Mary. Hi good morning Paula just fifty days to the election Donald Trump's highly choreographed about face comes as he's courting African American voters he's conceding the truth about the president. But as he drops one false theory. He spreading another one. After championing the conspiracy theory for five years Donald Trump is finally admitted what has been true all along president. Barack Obama. Was born in the United States period. A rehearsal but no regrets and no question it's. Are you don't know apologize to the president. As well trough tries to close the further both. Saying not so fast. His campaign was founded on this outrageous lie. There is no erasing act in history Clinton is trying to turn the tables after her battle with pneumonia. And she has backed up a candidate and not gonna suddenly change what they get in office and there is no way to hide. Who they really are. And at that point it's too late. Here's truck flipped the smear campaign against the nation's first black president I want him. And when the president did release his birth certificate trump took credit I'm very proud of myself. Because. I've accomplished something that nobody else has been able. To accomplish. Even a recently trump still wouldn't say if Obama was born in the US. As he would natural born citizen who knows who knows what's who who cares right now senate president Jon Karl asked what he thinks your reaction. I I. Jonathan have no reaction I was pretty confident about where I was born. I think most people were as well. The question now is whether Trump's change of heart we'll have any impact the latest polls show two in ten Americans. Believe the president was born in another country not for that apology no one here is holding their breath the white house press secretaries that the president. Doesn't care much Kampala. Two in ten still believe that interest thing all right thank you mayor.

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