May 8, 2009
Q: Has a "smoking gun" been found to prove Obama was not born a U.S. citizen? Did he attend Occidental college on a scholarship for foreign students?
A: This chain email is a transparent April Fool's Day hoax. It fabricates an AP news story about an non-existent group, and makes false claims about Obama and the Fulbright program.
Q: Was H.R. 1388 passed "behind our backs"?
A: This latest e-rumor is a double-header. It recycles one false claim and alludes to another. We've debunked both before.
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