Did Donald Trump Just Go Birther on Marco Rubio, Too? [VIDEO]

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After going birther, non-birther, and then birther again against Texas Senator Ted Cruz , Donald Trump strongly indicated that he may be going birther against Florida Senator Marco Rubio as well.

Following his win in South Carolina on Saturday, Trump appeared on ABC News’ This Week with George Stephanopoulos to discuss Trump’s new attack against Marco Rubio, casting doubt on Rubio’s natural born citizenship status in order to be constitutionally qualified to run for president.

STEPHANOPOULOS: You’re hitting them pretty hard as well. You actually sent out a retweet yesterday, suggesting that Marco Rubio might be ineligible to be president, a tweet that said both Cruz and Rubio are ineligible to be POTUS.

Do you really believe that?

TRUMP: I think the lawyers have to determine that that — and not — it was a retweet, not so much with Marco. I’m not really that familiar with Marco’s circumstances —

(CROSSTALK)

STEPHANOPOULOS: But then why retweet it?

TRUMP: — problem but I think that — because I’m not sure. I mean, let people make their own determination. I know Ted is being now — I think he’s being sued by somebody having nothing to do with me, by the way.

Is being sued by somebody. Maybe it’s in New York, having to do with eligibility…

STEPHANOPOULOS: You’re really not sure that Marco Rubio is eligible to run for president?

You’re really not sure?

TRUMP: I don’t know. I really — I’ve never looked at it, George. I honestly have never looked at it. As somebody said, he’s not. And I retweeted it. I have 14 million people between Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and I retweet things and we start a dialogue and it’s very interesting. And maybe that’s why I have 14 million people and others have 200 people, I don’t know.

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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