“After years of peddling a false conspiracy theory that President Obama wasn’t born in the United States, Donald Trump — just 53 days before Election Day — now says he believes the president was born in the U.S.

“President Obama was born in the United States. Period,” Trump said at a campaign event in a ballroom in his new hotel in Washington. “Now, we want to get back to … (bla bla bla).”

That’s from NPR.

This is clearly going to hurt Donald Trump with his base. The accusation to begin with wad deplorable, after all.

That was today, a few minutes ago.

But yesterday …

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