Trump Revives Suggestion He’d End Birthright Citizenship

President Donald Trump said again he was looking "very seriously" at ending the right to citizenship for babies born to non-U.S. citizens on American soil.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was looking “very seriously” at ending the right to citizenship for babies born to non-U.S. citizens on American soil. Trump spoke to reporters as he departed the White House for a speech in Louisville, Kentucky. He said birthright citizenship was “frankly ridiculous.” “We’re looking at it very, very seriously,” he said. This isn’t the first time Trump has claimed he’d do away with it — he…

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