It has long been the object of all kinds of speculation, and finally today President Barack Obama's birth certificate was released.
The Certificate of Live Birth from Hawaii confirms that Obama was indeed born at 7:24 pm on August 4th, 1961 in Honolulu, putting to rest the questions of his citizenship.
White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer told press, "The president was struck by how this was crowding out the debate. It became an issue that transcended [conspiracy theorists]."
He added, "The president decided to do this...because this was a sideshow that's distracting from significant issues.”
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