By Ryan Teague Beckwith
September 19, 2016

President Obama joked about Donald Trump’s admission that he was born in the United States in a speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Saturday.

“I don’t know about you guys, but I am so relieved that the whole birther thing is over,” he said at the 46th annual Phoenix Awards dinner. “I mean, ISIL, North Korea, poverty, climate change — none of those things weighed on my mind like the validity of my birth certificate.”

Here is a transcript of the speech.

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