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Campaign manager: Trump put birther issue "to rest"

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 01:16

Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway stands by the Republican presidential candidate's widely debunked claim that Clinton and her 2008 campaign had been the original birthers. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway defended the Republican presidential candidate's claim that Clinton and her 2008 campaign had been the original birthers. On Friday, Trump abandoned his false claim that Barack Obama was not born in the United States after spending five years peddling conspiracy theories that the country's first African-American president started life as a foreigner. Trump accused Hillary Clinton, his Democratic rival in the Nov. 8 election, of starting the so-called birther movement in her failed 2008 presidential campaign against Obama, a claim that does not stand up to scrutiny.

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Campaign manager: Trump put birther issue "to rest"

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 01:16