Who dat releasing his birth certificate?
May 9, 2011 —
In a move sure to lead to speculation that he’s reconsidering his presidential potential, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal released a copy of his birth certificate.
The son of Indian immigrants, Jindal was born and raised in Baton Rouge.
That fact hasn’t been seriously disputed in any of Jindal’s races, but his office said it was releasing the birth document after inquiries about whether the governor would be affected by a bill introduced by U.S. Sen. David Vitter which would limit citizenship only to children of legal residents of the U.S.
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