A Republican congressman fighting to retain his seat from South Carolina's 4th District says President Obama was born "not in Hawaii."
Rep. Bob Inglis gave the answer during a tongue-in-cheek "interview" on the satirical Colbert Nation show.
Inglis, who is facing a runoff in the coming week with Spartanburg prosecutor Trey Gowdy, was being grilled about whether he was a conservative.
"Are you conservative enough for the 4th District?" Stephen Colbert asked.
"I sure hope so," Inglis responded.
Inglis noted he had been endorsed by the National Rifle Association and the Christian Coalition.
Then Colbert said, "Complete this sentence. 'Barack Obama was born in …"
"Oh," said Inglis, "Not Hawaii." ...continued here. video below, a lot of joking going on... sick!
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