ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 16, 2016
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(Washington: Tom Llamas) Donald Trump's reversal of his view of where President Obama was born examined; details given about Trump's recent appeals to black voters. [TRUMP - says Barack Obama was born in the US, period; says Hillary Clinton's campaign in 2008 started the birther issue.] [In the past, several times, TRUMP - raises the Obama birth issue.] Former Secretary of State Colin Powell's Tweet on the birther issue as racist & "Washington Post" story quoted. [In Virginia, TRUMP - avoids questions.] The timing of Trump's announcement discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(New York: Cecilia Vega) The reaction of First Lady Michelle Obama & others to the Trump announcement on the birther issue featured. [OBAMA - says they keep questioning whether Barack was born here.] [Hillary CLINTON - says his campaign was founded on this outrageous lie.] [Three Black Caucus MEMBERS - respond.]
(Studio: David Muir) The response of President Obama to the birther campaign presented. [To ABC's Jonathan Karl, OBAMA - says we have other things to do & that the election reflects more serious issues.]
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