Pence: 'I accept' Obama was born in US
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget GOP presses Trump to make a deal on spending Democrats wary of handing Trump a win on infrastructure MORE's running mate, Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceDozens of graduates walk out in protest of Pence address Trudeau on tariff deal: Canadian and US businesses can get back to 'working constructively together' Congress has a duty to go through with the impeachment and public trial of President Trump MORE, on Wednesday said he accepts that President Obama was born in the U.S., something the GOP presidential nominee himself has shied away from discussing.

"I believe Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaFeehery: A whole new season of 'Game of Thrones' Mercury rollback is a direct threat to our children's health Lightfoot takes office as Chicago's first black woman mayor MORE was born in Hawaii. I accept his birthplace," the Indiana governor told reporters, according to multiple tweets.


"I just don't know where he's coming from on foreign policy and on economics and on ObamaCare," Pence added.

Pence declined to say whether Trump should apologize for questioning Obama's birthplace, as Trump adviser Ben Carson has suggested he do

Trump was reticent Tuesday night on Fox News when asked if his image among African-Americans was damaged because he repeatedly questioned whether Obama was born in the U.S.
Some considered his attacks to be racially charged and an attempt to delegitimize the nation's first black president.
"I don't know, I have no idea," Trump said. "I guess with maybe some."

"I don't even talk about it anymore," he said, adding, "I don't think so." 

Trump's questioning of Obama's birthplace stoked a national debate on race and ultimately led to the White House releasing the president's long-form certificate in 2011.
The latest questions this week came after Trump on Monday declined to say whether he believes Obama was born in the U.S. during a discussion with reporters aboard his plane.
"I don't talk about it," Trump said.