Eligibility verification just 1 vote from governor

A regional tea party leader who met recently with possible GOP 2012 presidential contender Donald Trump to discuss Barack Obama’s eligibility says states need to do something soon to begin closing the gap exposed in 2008 when Obama was elected and took office without documenting his qualifications under the Constitution’s requirement presidents be a “natural born citizen.”

And Kelly Townsend of Phoenix Tea Party just might be getting her wish, if a couple more votes fall into place and the governors involved are agreeable.

That’s because two bills pending in state legislatures to require state vetting of candidates not only remain alive but are advancing.



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