Rep Linder on Obama POTUS eligibility

Rep John Linder R-Ga responded recently to the concerns that Obama does not meet the Constitutional requirements to be our President and that has refused to provide documentation proving he was in fact born in Hawaii.

Here is a copy of his letter. He stated the following:


Dear Mr. XXXXXX:

 Thank you for contacting me with your concerns regarding allegations that U.S. Senator Barack Obama is not a U.S. citizen.  I appreciate hearing from you.

 This story has been percolating in the media for a number of months.  Unfortunately, unless Senator Obama produces the documentation on his own, at this time, there is no way to verify if he is in fact a natural born citizen of the United States. 

 On January 8, 2009, both the U.S. Senate and House shall meet for the purpose of counting and certifying the electoral votes.  After the vote has been counted, the President of the Senate shall call for objections.  It is at this time that Federal officials in both the House and Senate may object to the certification of President-elect Obama by alleging that he fails to meet the Constitutional requirements to serve as President of the United States.  Please be assured that I will continue to monitor this issue very carefully, and I will act when appropriate and necessary. 

 Again, thank you for contacting me.  If I can be of further assistance in the future, please do not hesitate to call on me.


John Linder
Member of Congress



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