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Romney to Trump: Obama Doesn’t Need a Birth Certificate
Fox News ^ | April 12, 2011 | Daniel Freedman

Posted on 04/12/2011 8:22:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

According to Romney family lawyers it doesn't matter if Barack Obama was born in Hawaii, Kenya, or even Paris: Because his mother was an American (and not even Donald Trump questions that), he is eligible to be President.

The Romney lawyers investigated this question in the 1960s, when Mitt Romney's father, Governor George Romney of Michigan, was vying for the Republican presidential nomination. George Romney had been born in a Mormon colony in Chihuahua, Mexico, as his grandfather moved there with his wives in the 1880s after polygamy was outlawed in the U.S.

While some opponents nicknamed him "Chihuahua George," his suitability for the highest office because of his birth was never seriously challenged. The reason his campaign faltered was because of his shift in position on the Vietnam War:

(Excerpt) Read more at nation.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Massachusetts; Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; certifigate; chihuahuamilt; dumbanddumber; mexicanromney; milt4obama; miltsavesbho; miltservesdnc; naturalborncitizen; obama; romney; romneyvspatriots; romneyvsproofers; trump
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How many votes are there in the country club?
1 posted on 04/12/2011 8:22:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wish they would both get lost


2 posted on 04/12/2011 8:25:11 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Doc1019 to Romney ... why not?


3 posted on 04/12/2011 8:27:00 PM PDT by doc1019 (Palin/Bachmann, unbeatable.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So we have ‘Rom’ (RINO OF MASS) defending the illegal alien.


4 posted on 04/12/2011 8:27:00 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“George Romney had been born in a Mormon colony in Chihuahua, Mexico,”

Mitten’s FATHER wasn’t born in the United States?

Has he got “eligibility” problems in common with Little Stevie Dunham?!?


5 posted on 04/12/2011 8:29:03 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We don’t give a rat’s ass if it doesn’t matter to you, Myth.

Pound sand, RINO/Marxist apologist


6 posted on 04/12/2011 8:29:15 PM PDT by Babu
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These guys both strike me as snake oil salesmen.


7 posted on 04/12/2011 8:30:44 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
According to Romney family lawyers

Utter bullshit! Just like Mith Romney. (Forget NittWitt Romney)

8 posted on 04/12/2011 8:31:15 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

Mitt how many ways can we say Hell no?


9 posted on 04/12/2011 8:32:30 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Mortrey

If Mitten’s father isn’t a natural born American; how can Mittens?


10 posted on 04/12/2011 8:33:10 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not enough. How stupid is he? Sure wouldn’t want his headache in the morning.


11 posted on 04/12/2011 8:34:01 PM PDT by Mach9
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To: Texas Fossil

Did those lawyers march with the Romneys and MLK in the civil rights marches? [snort!]


12 posted on 04/12/2011 8:34:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet ('As a kid, I got three meals a day: Oatmeal, miss-a-meal, and no meal.' Mr. T)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I’ll count the ways, how about 310 million Americans saying HELL NO!!!


13 posted on 04/12/2011 8:35:54 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Trump should file a Declaratory Judgment suit asking if he (Trump) is eligible to run.


14 posted on 04/12/2011 8:36:32 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: mylife
I wish they would both get lost

I'd like to see their hair duke it out in a one-on-one fight to the finish. Badger vs. Squirrel, steel cage girlie slap match.

15 posted on 04/12/2011 8:36:58 PM PDT by mountainbunny
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let’s see. A heretic leaves the country to avoid US polygamy laws and now the descendants have no issues with the mystery man. Sounds like a scratch my back I’ll scratch yours deal...


16 posted on 04/12/2011 8:37:05 PM PDT by One Name
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To: Mortrey

If what you posted is true.

Hopefully, the people on here go after Mi(L)t as well.

Obama and Romney: two birds, one stone.


17 posted on 04/12/2011 8:37:47 PM PDT by CommieCutter (Promote Liberal Extinction: Support gay marriage and abortion!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Overwhelming stupidity and ignorance.


18 posted on 04/12/2011 8:38:24 PM PDT by bergmeid
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL! Romney is our greatest weapon against Romney.


19 posted on 04/12/2011 8:40:05 PM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: freekitty

Mitt’s father (or any candidate’s) parents don’t have to be natural born citizens; they DO have to be American citizens. Their being American citizens confers on their children the ‘natural born’ status.

If George Romney ran for POTUS he was, at a minimum, a U.S. citizen, whether or not ‘natural born.’ My memory of the time is that George Romney never had much more chance of becoming the GOP nominee than Mitt has today. So the NBC issue was never a major deal. Brackets, on the other hand, managed to get himself elected, so it is, or should be, a major deal.

But if Mitt wants to spend another $20M or so of his money, what do I care?


20 posted on 04/12/2011 8:43:15 PM PDT by EDINVA (wh)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So, I guess all of Mitt’s grandmothers swear he was born in the U.S.

And nobama doesn’t need a BC because Mitt’s establishment guys told him so.

This is so frustrating, the Repub establishment just won’t let go - and when they get in it makes all conservatives look bad.

Personally, I’m not donating any more $$ to the RNC, just to specific candidates. I liked DeMint’s PAC.


21 posted on 04/12/2011 8:44:19 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The people to Romney: “We don’t need another RINO”! LOL


22 posted on 04/12/2011 8:45:12 PM PDT by blondee123 (TRUMP=WINNING OBAMA=YOU'RE FIRED!!!)
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To: EDINVA

Which brings up the matter that it is REALLY unsettling, that leaders who can rise to the top of the PILE, can be so ignorant and shrug their shoulders concerning THE LAW...


24 posted on 04/12/2011 8:45:58 PM PDT by rovenstinez (.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He should not worry about Trump. the enemy is obummer.


25 posted on 04/12/2011 8:46:22 PM PDT by Big Horn (Rebuild the GOP to a conservative party)
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To: mountainbunny

Hehe!

“Coiffo a Coiffo”


26 posted on 04/12/2011 8:46:27 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: Babu

My bet is that Romney is a front man for the GOP establishment to eventually trot out Jeb Bush. Something tells me Rove will soon start mentioning Jeb. I sure hope people do not fall for it.


27 posted on 04/12/2011 8:46:29 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Shut up and eat your Beans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
According to Romney family lawyers it doesn't matter if Barack Obama was born in Hawaii, Kenya, or even Paris: Because his mother was an American (and not even Donald Trump questions that), he is eligible to be President.

What law school did these lawyers go to ? If he was born out of the country , under the law at the time, his mother did not live in the US for 5 years after the age of 14 before he was born. Thus she could not pass on US citizenship to him. Do they even research the law before making these asinine comments ?

28 posted on 04/12/2011 8:49:04 PM PDT by TheCipher
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Trump to Romney: You don't need to run

(you will lose anyway)

29 posted on 04/12/2011 8:51:58 PM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: TheCipher

The birth certificate is easily destroyed, modified, you will never get an definitive answer going after paper.

But here is an easy way to verify his story. It involves ... well I’d rather not say.

Where can one find Trump’s investigative team?


30 posted on 04/12/2011 8:53:43 PM PDT by blackpacific
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To: screaminsunshine

I see Romney dropped like a rock in the CNN poll. Trump took lead. I say let fight to the last man standing.


31 posted on 04/12/2011 8:54:36 PM PDT by CT
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To: Lazlo in PA

Wow! The first photo I’ve ever seen where his hair looks upset.

He had a really icky grandfather apparently and he has always - for some weird reason - made my skin crawl.


32 posted on 04/12/2011 8:55:18 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Join the fun at Trumps Facebook site:
https://www.facebook.com/DonaldTrump


33 posted on 04/12/2011 8:55:29 PM PDT by blondee123 (TRUMP=WINNING OBAMA=YOU'RE FIRED!!!)
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To: doc1019

Because Daddy Romney never became an American...

George was never naturalized

That means Mittys Dad was just like Barrys Dad...

a foreigner..


34 posted on 04/12/2011 9:00:34 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Mortrey
Let me ask you, if John Quincy Adams had been born in Britain, or even on a ship crossing the Atlantic, would he have been eligible to be POTUS?

Answer: Yes

35 posted on 04/12/2011 9:01:51 PM PDT by jla
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To: Tennessee Nana

No argument from me.


36 posted on 04/12/2011 9:04:05 PM PDT by doc1019 (Palin/Bachmann, unbeatable.)
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To: CT

That’s lovely, but why are we kissing Donalds Trump?

Where is Trumps legacy of conservatism?

The Donald would sell his Mother for leverage.


37 posted on 04/12/2011 9:04:20 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Shut Up evil obama twin separated at hatching [somewhere]....!
LOL.


38 posted on 04/12/2011 9:04:31 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: PieterCasparzen

DeMint is FOR Romney!


39 posted on 04/12/2011 9:07:56 PM PDT by Theodore R. (John Boehner just surrendered the only weapon with which he had to fight. What does OH see in him?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks to the likes of Romney and McCain we have Obama today.

Video: A Question of Eligibility (Full Movie!) Very informative!

http://youtu.be/mUmVFTUyEOM

PETITION FOR PUBLIC RELEASE OF
BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=81550


40 posted on 04/12/2011 9:08:18 PM PDT by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: TheCipher

I’m not sure Romney knows who his own mother was since there were so many women spittin’ out babies down in Mexico.

And I would like to know if all those lawyers from 1960 are still alive.


41 posted on 04/12/2011 9:11:25 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: Theodore R.

Oh am I an idiot.


42 posted on 04/12/2011 9:12:00 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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To: freekitty
If Mitten’s father isn’t a natural born American; how can Mittens?

We have the winning answer. Thus Mitt's defense of Obama's eligibility.

43 posted on 04/12/2011 9:13:05 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist, Iconoclast: THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR.)
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To: jla

... because Quincy was a citizen of the U.S. at the time the Constitution was adopted.


44 posted on 04/12/2011 9:14:00 PM PDT by Plummz (pro-constitution, anti-corruption)
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To: blackpacific

Trump is requesting any information regarding Obama and others to be sent to:

Mr. Michael D. Cohen, Executive Vice President and Special Counsel
The Trump Organization
725 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10022


45 posted on 04/12/2011 9:15:00 PM PDT by butterdezillion (.)
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To: Babu

FLASHBACK: There were congressional hearings were held to determine whether Sen. John McCain was constitutionally eligible to be president as a “natural born citizen,”


46 posted on 04/12/2011 9:15:36 PM PDT by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: butterdezillion

Someone needs to send Trump info on Romney. And by the way, I remember Romney’s daddy running. But I don’t remember anything about his elegibility being challenged.

If the GOP nominates another rino they’re guaranteed to lose.


47 posted on 04/12/2011 9:17:41 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds like ol’ Mitt is acting like a member of the Washington Elite before he even gets there ...


48 posted on 04/12/2011 9:19:37 PM PDT by glennaro
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Romney, having hidden under several skirts for months
as America burned alive, now suddenly "comes out" to defend
...... Obama [and himself, the Kenyan and Mexican
twins, out to destroy the US Constitution].


49 posted on 04/12/2011 9:21:48 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Those who would repeat the past must control the teaching of history. - Bene Gesserit Coda)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is possible he is right. Doesn’t matter. It hasn’t been clarified by congress or the supreme court. Therefore what romney’s lawyers say doesn’t mean squat. What any responsible candidate should be saying is that the very fact there is a question on obama’s legitimacy is an outrage. There should be zero question about it as it should have already been settled. The fact we have stricter criteria for children playing baseball than people becoming president is absurd. Its not about obama. It is about making sure the constitution is followed. And many just don’t even care to get a definitive ruling which irks the heck out of me. As far as obama is concerned - I don’t care - whatever it is it is. I just want the constitution followed.


50 posted on 04/12/2011 9:25:58 PM PDT by plain talk
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