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Trump took no questions from reporters, who were seated behind several rows of cheering Trump supporters. Reporters, some standing on chairs, tried to shout out questions, with one reporter yelling: “Take some questions!”
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In canada goose factory sale the latest survey, beliefs that Obama was born outside the United States peaked at 26 percent among Republicans and 34 percent among self identified tea party supporters, compared with 19 percent of independents and 12 percent of Democrats. Among all those who said Obama was born outside the United States, about half thought there is “solid evidence” for their view while the rest said this was only their suspicion. On Labor Day, reporters aboard Trump’s plane asked him where the president was born, and Trump refused to answer.
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