From this morning’s Today Show interview.
Trump, who continues to double down on his birther claims, tells Meredith Vieira that he has people in Hawaii hunting for President Obama’s birth certificate.
I am saying I want to see the birth certificate. It’s very simple. I want to see the birth certificate. How come his own family doesn’t know which hospital he was born in? How come– forget about birth certificates. Let’s say there’s no birth certificate. How come in the hospital itself, OK? This is one of the…in the hospital itself, there’s no records of his birth. In other words, it doesn’t say how much they paid, where is the doctor, here’s your room bill. You know, all the
You’ve been privy to all of this to know this?
Well, I have people that actually have been studying it and they cannot believe what they’re talking.
You have people now out there searching– I mean, in Hawaii?
Absolutely. And they cannot believe what they’re finding. And I’m serious–
Alas, Vieira didn’t bother to push him on this. Or much of anything else.
Trump says he’s not officially announcing until June so there’s still a slim chance this is all part of some ingenious lead-up to a new reality show: Donald Trump, Birth Certificate Hunter? Celebrity Birth Certificate? Birth Certificate Survivor? Which would also explain all the love he got from Today today.