Obama Speaks About Muslim Rumors And Birthers

08.30.10 | FL News Team

(New Orleans, LA)  --  President Obama is pushing back against those who claim he is either Muslim or was not born in this country, or both.  In an interview with NBC News, portions of which were aired on this morning's "Today" show, Obama said that incorrect information is always being disseminated.

The President added that if he worried about rumors, he would have little time to do his job.  Part two of interview will be shown tonight on NBC Nightly News.  Obama made his remarks while visiting New Orleans to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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