From CBS News:
The White House slammed former Republican Rep. Tom Tancredo of Colorado today for his recent remarks suggesting President Obama was not born in the United States.
“If his wife says Kenya is his homeland, why don’t we just send him back?” Tancredo said at a South Carolina Tea Party rally over the weekend, the Greenville News reports.
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The so-called “birther movement,” questioning Mr. Obama’s origins, began during his presidential campaign. It has steadily persisted through Mr. Obama’s presidency, in spite of overwhelming evidence he was born in the United States — including his 1961 birth announcement, printed in two Hawaii newspapers.