Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime confidant to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, says he never spoke with McClatchy about looking into rumors that President Obama was born in Kenya. He is seen in this file photo from 2012 arriving on Capitol Hill to face questions from the Republican-led House panel investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime confidant to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, says he never spoke with McClatchy about looking into rumors that President Obama was born in Kenya. He is seen in this file photo from 2012 arriving on Capitol Hill to face questions from the Republican-led House panel investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Susan Walsh AP
Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime confidant to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, says he never spoke with McClatchy about looking into rumors that President Obama was born in Kenya. He is seen in this file photo from 2012 arriving on Capitol Hill to face questions from the Republican-led House panel investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Susan Walsh AP

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