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White House Releases Obama’s Long-form Birth Certificate

April 28, 2011 by  

White House releases Obama's long-form birth certificateIn an unprecedented move, the White House has released a copy of the President’s original birth certificate to prove his citizenship.

On April 27, the government issued copies of President Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate, which says that he was born on Aug. 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The document includes signatures of the attending doctor as well as Stanley Ann Dunham, Obama’s mother.

The release, which came as a surprise to most people, was in response to doubts circulating around Obama’s status as a natural-born citizen of the U.S, which is a requirement of the Presidency.

“Over the last two and half years, I have watched with amusement. I have been puzzled with the degree with which this thing just kept going,” Obama told reporters following the release of the certificate, quoted by CNN.

Among the most notable doubters of Obama’s birthplace has been businessman Donald Trump. Speaking at a press conference in New Hampshire on April 27, Trump said that the birth certificate released by the government should be inspected to ensure its authenticity.

The reality TV star said that the document should have been released a long time ago, adding that it is “rather amazing” that the certificate has surfaced “all of a sudden,” quoted by The Huffington Post.

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