Gibbs: Couldn't sell birther story in Hollywood

The White House on Thursday mocked the idea that some continue to disbelieve that President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTrump adds to legal team after attacks on Mueller Stock market is in an election year: Will your vote impact your money? Trump will perpetuate bailouts by signing bank reform bill MORE was born in the U.S., saying "you couldn't sell that to The WB."

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs joked about what he sees as the absurd notion that a pregnant woman would fly to Kenya to have a child, being in "cahoots" with someone in order to smuggle the newborn illegal alien back to the U.S. and forge a birth certificate so that child could run for president "46 and a half years later."

"You couldn't sell that script in Hollywood," Gibbs said.

When it was suggested that script might actually sell in Hollywood, Gibbs protested: "Not one that totally crazy."