President, known as Barry Soetoro during his college days at Occidental, Columbia & Harvard Law school, paid little or no tuition because of foreign aid & scholarships given to poor kids like Barry from Indonesia.
These are the claims of one, who also attended Columbia University at the same time that Obama claims to have attended the school in the early '80s.
Root has no recollection of Barack Obama ever attending Columbia University nor for that matter, any of the 400 or so ramdom classmates that were contacted back in 2008 when Obama was running for president.
Root speculates that when Obama's mother brought him back to Hawaii to stay with his grandparents, she never changed his citizenship back to American. This is the reason why he may have never paid tuition and was attending Columbia University as a foreign exchange student.
Root is correct in his assumptions that if Obama did attend Columbia, why would he spend more than $4 million dollars to date keeping those records a secret? As he argues, if his grades were great, why would you want to keep this information a secret, And if his grades were really bad, how did he get into Harvard Law School?
All of this could easily be remedied by simply doing what Root suggests:
Havecall a national press conference, and offer to release his tax records in return for having Obama release all of his records while at Columbia, his passport records, his medical records, his financial records related to the $40,000 gift he received from Tony Rezko and how much taxes he paid on that gift, and anything else that might shed some light about his very clandestine past. I think this is a fair exchange and would put to bed all doubts on both sides.
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