Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio held a news conference on Thursday in Phoenix to claim that President Obama’s long-form birth certificate is a computer generated forgery.
The news conference featured members of the sheriff’s cold case posse, which has spent months investigating document, as well as conservative activist Jerome Corsi, who has long claimed Obama’s birth certificate was a fake.
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