McDonnell Echoes Romney’s Line On Trump

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) on Sunday echoed his candidate Mitt Romney’s line on Donald Trump’s reinvigorated birtherism, distancing himself from the conspiracy theory without condeming Trump. 

“Mitt Romney and I both agree, the president was born in America,” he said. “It’s not where he was born. It’s his policies that are the issue in this race.”

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