Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suckered the press into carrying the grand opening of his Washington D.C. hotel last week where his campaign claimed he would address birtherism.
The event turned out to be little more than an infomercial for his hotel and he devoted only about 30 seconds to addressing his birtherism.
According to Trump himself, the only reason he devoted those 30 seconds to it is so he could move on with his campaign, not because he genuinely believes President Obama was born in America.
“Well, I just want to get on with, you now, we want to get on with the campaign,” Trump said to local news ABC6 in Ohio. “And a lot of people were asking me questions. And you know, we want to talk about jobs, we want to talk about the military, we want to take about ISIS and how to get rid of ISIS. We want to really talk about bringing jobs back to this area because you’ve been decimated. So we really want to just get back on the subject of jobs, military, taking care of our vets, etc.”
We already knew this, but it is helpful to have Trump enunciate it himself.
Trump was introduced by a birther last week at the event where he supposedly gave up birtherism. That should have been the first hint.