With a wave of his hand and two short sentences, Donald Trump tries to make the 'birther' issue magically disappear without taking any responsibility for trying to delegitimize Barack Obama's presidency.
"Hillary Clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy. I finished it. I finished it, you know what I mean. President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Period."
Donald Trump: "President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Period." https://t.co/sKvdenBYQW— ABC News (@ABC) September 16, 2016
Please note how different media outlets announced the news. I think Buzzfeed gets it right.