David Vitter to Challange Obama’s citizenship in court

Posted by on Jul 13, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The dispute over Barack Obama’s eligibility to be president be resolved in court is being suggested by David Vitter, a Republican senator from Louisiana. To take such a strong stand on the issue, Vitter becomes just the latest high-profile leader, and the first U.S. senator. The president’s “birth certificate” has been made public by AP although the image of the document posted online actually is a “certification of live birth,” which was available to those not born in the state under Hawaiian procedures, reported on Vitter’s comments. On Sunday at a town hall meeting in Metairie, La., a constituent asked about Obama’s “refusal to produce” a “birth certificate.”

Washington (AP) Republican Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana said, “he supports conservative organizations challenging President Barack Obama’s citizenship in court.” Vitter is running for re-election. At a town hall-style event in Metairie, La., on Sunday, he made the comments when a constituent asked what he would do about what the questioner said was Obama’s “refusal to produce a valid birth certificate.” According to a video of the event, “Such claims about Obama’s birth certificate have been discredited. But with the crowd applauding the question, Vitter responded that although he doesn’t personally have legal standing to bring litigation, he supports conservative legal organizations and others who would bring that to court.

Vitter said, “I think that is the valid and most possibly effective grounds to do it,” even though he later cautioned that the matter could distract from policy issues. He said, “I think if we focus on that issue and let our eye off the ball … I think that’s a big mistake,” and “I’m not dismissing any of this. I think first and foremost, we need to fight the Obama agenda at the ballot box starting this fall.” The president’s citizenship have been repeatedly confirmed by Hawaii officials. And then along with newspaper birth notices, which was published when he was born in 1961, his Hawaiian birth certificate has been made public.

A federal judge in Washington threw out a lawsuit on the issue, calling the case a waste of the court’s time and suggesting the plaintiff’s attorney may have to compensate the president’s lawyer, last year. At Sunday’s event, Vitter said that he has the only direct information about the issue, what he has learned through the news media “filter.” His spokesman did not respond to a question Monday about whether the senator questions Obama’s citizenship. The birth certificate issue called “nonsense” by a spokesman for Rep. Charlie Melancon, a Democrat to challenge Vitter.

Spokesman Jeff Giertz said, “While Louisiana families are suffering from the biggest man-made disaster in history, David Vitter is trying to score political points by perpetuating a completely debunked conspiracy theory.”

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