For Democrats, a fresh chance to remind voters of Trump’s role in ‘birtherism’

September 18, 2016 7:02 PM

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Donald Trump’s effort to end the controversy he helped stoke over President Obama’s citizenship has handed Democrats a fresh opportunity to motivate voters, particularly African Americans, who are offended by an issue that had faded to the recesses of the campaign.

Black lawmakers, who listened to Obama gleefully mock the Republican nominee’s evolving views on his birth certificate during a gala dinner Saturday night, plan to take their condemnation of Trump on the road in coming weeks.

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