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Tapper Presses Giuliani: Shouldn’t Trump Just Apologize for Birtherism Already?

tapper giulianiCNN’s Jake Tapper began his interview with Donald Trump advisor Rudy Giuliani by asking him if Trump’s black outreach could maybe be better served by a mea culpa for Trump’s years of questioning the legitimacy of America’s first black president.

Giuliani argued that Clinton spread that before Trump did, but Tapper corrected him and said it was spread by people around Clinton and not publicly egged on by Clinton as Trump did for a while.

Giuliani even suggested that the black people upset at Trump over this may have “faulty” memories over who supposedly started it.

But Tapper asked, “Should he just apologize for this if he really wants to reach out to minority voters?”

Giuliani deferred and said if everyone apologized for everything they’ve ever said, no one would talk about anything else. He made the case that Trump is attempting to show black voters that Democratic policies haven’t worked for them.

Even so, Tapper said, many of them still have that bitter taste of birtherism in their mouths.

Watch above, via CNN.

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