Trump finally admits that Barack Obama was born in the United States. Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz, Jimmy Dore, and Brett Erlich, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. https://www.tytnetwork.com/join
“Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time today that President Obama was born in the United States — after years of leading the “birther” movement, casting doubt on the president’s birthplace and fueling a raft of conspiracy theories.
Trump, in fact, refused to acknowledge that Obama was born in Hawaii even yesterday in an interview published in the Washington Post, more than five years after the president released his long-form birth certificate.
The real estate mogul repeatedly called for the President to release his full birth certificate and questioned the authenticity of the documents once he did so. As a presidential candidate, he has declined to say the President was born in the United States — until today.
Here is how Trump’s “birther” campaign unfolded.
Following a successful Conservative Political Action Conference appearance where Trump announced he is considering a run for the presidency, he begins appearing on talk shows urging President Obama to release his birth certificate and questioning if he was born in the United States.”
Read more here: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/donald-trump-perpetuated-birther-movement-years/story?id=42138176
Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz, Jimmy Dore, Brett Erlich
Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz, Jimmy Dore, Brett Erlich
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