Rivals Condemn Trump as Muslim Obama Suggestion Returns to Spotlight

“Is anybody really surprised that this happened at a Donald Trump rally?” the White House's top spokesman asks.

US President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House on September 16, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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The White House and leading Democratic candidates for president slammed Donald Trump for failing to rebut a man who called President Barack Obama a Muslim at a campaign event, with Obama's top spokesman blaming the entire Republican Party for courting such voters.

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