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Donald Trump Still Has Questions About President Obama's Birthplace

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Republican presidential hopeful businessman Donald Trump fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Republican presidential hopeful businessman Donald Trump fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama makes his first trip as president to Kenya this weekend. Kenya is of course where president Obama's father was born. President Obama was not born there; he was born in Hawaii. He released his birth certificate to prove that, and Hawaiian officials have confirmed it.

Despite that, there have been many in this country who have thought that President Obama was born in Kenya, and was therefore ineligible to be president. Among them is the Republican presidential candidate currently leading the polls: Donald Trump.

Today, Trump is not focusing on the issue, but when asked about it, he still expresses doubts about where the president was born. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson takes a look at this issue with Karen Tumulty, national political corespondent for The Washington Post.

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This segment aired on July 23, 2015.

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