Here is the Donald Trump Good Morning America video and transcript from Tues. April 19, 2011. In the interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos the real estate developer and host of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice discussed a range of topics including the 2012 Presidential election, his views on rising gas prices, the economy as well as questions he has raised about President Barack Obama’s birth certificate and citizenship.
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The sit-down interview, conducted on April 18, was one of several he has given in recent weeks, fueling speculation as to whether or not he will declare his candidacy and run for President in the 2012 election.
Donald Trump discussed a range of topics, including his offer to build the White House a $100 million ballroom. He discussed President Obama’s citizenship saying at one point he would release his tax returns conditionally: “Maybe I’m going to do the tax returns when Obama does his birth certificate…I’d love to give my tax returns. I may tie my tax returns into Obama’s birth certificate.” He also responded to criticism from Karl Rove regarding the issue.
“There’s a real question about the birth certificate. There’s a real question about the– his own– his own citizenship….. He doesn’t have a birth certificate or he hasn’t provided. He’s given a certificate of live birth. It’s a much different instrument. […]
Stephanopoulos: You said that you sent investigators to Hawaii and you said quote, “They cannot believe what they’re finding.”
Trump: We’re going to see what happens, George.
Stephanopoulos: What have they found?
Trump: We’re going to see what– that’s none of your business right now. We’re going to see what happens.