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    Trump Reverses On Birtherism, Says Obama Was Born In the U.S.

    Is this his final word? After refusing to answer definitively about President Obama’s origins, Donald Trump’s now said he believes the president “was born in the United States, period.” Trump had raised questions about Obama’s birth certificate for years, feeding into “birther” conspiracy theories. His campaign’s falsely tried to pin birtherism on Hillary Clinton – while simultaneously attempting to court offended Black voters on economics. Meanwhile, Clinton is trying to prevent defections to third party candidates, so Al Gore — whose 2000 bid failed partly because of Ralph Nader voters — may be hitting the trail.

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