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Romney gambles on Trump, while Trump doubles down on "Birther" controversy

On the night Mitt Romney will pick up enough votes to officially clinch the Republican nominee for president, he is under fire for hosting a fundraiser with American business magnate, Donald Trump. Trump on Tuesday doubled down on the "birther" controversy.

CNN Contributors John Avlon, Reihan Salam and Democratic Strategist, Jamal Simmons comes OutFront. 

Obama campaign: Why doesn't Romney push back against Trump "birther" questions?

President Barack Obama's campaign is highlighting what they call Mitt Romney's "refusal" to condemn Donald Trump's continued highlighting of the "birther" conspiracy.

The release of a new video by the president's re-election team Tuesday morning comes a few hours after Romney appeared to downplay Trump's comments, and a few hours before Romney teams up with Trump at the business magnate and reality TV star's hotel in Las Vegas for a fundraiser for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

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