Trump: 'A Little Doubt' on Obama Citizenship

The Donald says he'd bankroll his own campaign
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2011 10:37 AM CDT

Donald Trump raised “just a little” doubt as to President Obama’s citizenship in an ABC interview, saying it was “very strange” that Obama “grew up and nobody knew him,” Mediaite reports. “Nobody knows who he his until later in his life,” Trump said. The Donald also gave his views on a range of other topics, noting, for example, that he would spend $600 million of his own cash on his campaign.

“Part of the beauty of me is that I’m very rich,” he informed Ashlee Banfield. Trump emphasized that he had “never been so serious as I am now” about running for president. He also weighed in on Mitt Romney (“he doesn’t seem to resonate”), Sarah Palin (quitting as governor was “a tragic mistake”), and other Republican contenders—as well as Charlie Sheen. “I think he’s wonderful, but he’s a disaster,” he said. (More Donald Trump stories.)

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