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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / The Birthers / Trump / Madden interview #1023095

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The remarks made by Donald Trump, who supports Mitt Romney, that President Obama was not born in the US introduced; details given about the Romney-Trump connection and whether a Trump endorsement would hurt more than help. [Voice of TRUMP - says he was born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia.] [April 25, on phone, TRUMP - says he has been told the birth certificate does not exist.] [In speech, ROMNEY - says Obama does not know what he wants to do re: business.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Romney adviser Kevin Madden about the campaign. [MADDEN - says Romney finds voters are focused on the economy; asserts Romney has made it clear he disagrees with the birther issue; outlines what the presidential election contest is all about: the economy and not the birther issue.]

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