Media Caught Putting Words in Trump’s Mouth — Again

Media Caught Putting Words in Trump's Mouth -- Again

( – Here we go again. The media is doing what they do best — trying to put words in President Trump’s mouth. During Obama’s reign as president, Trump questioned and asked the former president to prove he was an American citizen qualified to be president. Some accused Trump of racism when, in fact, many considered it a legitimate question because Obama refused to release his birth certificate. Now, a law professor at Chapman University is questioning if Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is eligible to serve as vice president if Biden wins in November.

On Thursday, Aug 13, Trump was asked about the professor’s statement. The president responded as a responsible person should to unfounded rumors. He said he’d heard it was out there but didn’t know if it was right or not. He said he’d look into the matter. The media ran with the story that Trump refused to reject the claim, and therefore he was indirectly pulling another “birther” movement.

How did they come to that conclusion? Once again, they took a bias and put words in the president’s mouth.

The official story is that Kamala Harris was born in California in 1964 to parents who were born outside of the US. Because she was born in the United States, she meets the requirements to hold the office of president and vice president.

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