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In reversal, Trump says IS claim about Obama was sarcastic

Author: Josh Lederman - August 12, 2016 - Updated: August 13, 2016

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After days of alleging repeatedly that President Barack Obama literally founded the Islamic State group, Donald Trump abruptly shifted tone on Friday and insisted his widely debunked claim had been sarcastic.

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Josh Lederman

Josh Lederman

Josh Lederman is a White House reporter for The Associated Press.