Colorado Congressman Apologizes For Calling President Obama “Not An American”

Posted by | May 17, 2012 00:23 | Filed under: Top Stories

Republican Congressman Mike Coffman says, “I misspoke. I apologize,” after saying the president is “not an American” at a May 12 fundraiser.

At a May 12 fundraiser at the Elbert County Fairgrounds, Coffman wrapped up a 12-minute speech to donors with an unprompted discussion of President Obama’s citizenship and national identification.

“I don’t know whether Barack Obama was born in the United States of America. I don’t know that,” Coffman said. “But I do know this, that in his heart, he’s not an American. He’s just not an American.”

After a short pause, which Elbert County Republican Chairman Scott Wills recalled as “deafening silence,” Coffman was met with applause, tentative at first.

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