Trump backtracks on ‘birther’ conspiracy and admits Obama was born in US

Trump backtracks on ‘birther’ conspiracy and admits Obama was born in US

Republican Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time on Friday that President Barack Obama was born in the United States, reversing himself on a controversy that he helped launch but that has become a distraction to his White House bid. “President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Period,” Trump, who has questioned Obama’s […]