“The reason I’m so excited to see you all here today in part is because this is where I started,” Obama said at the first Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago where he worked as a community organizer in the 1980s.
“Now, this isn’t where I was born, I was born in Kenya,” he said to laughs, then added: “That’s a joke.”
After pushing the birther conspiracy theory for years, Trump eventually admitted that Obama was indeed born in the United States. However, he has never apologized for spreading that falsehood.
(h/t The Hill)
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.