Kelly File Fact Check Of Claims Clinton “Started Birtherism” Ignores Fox's Role In Pushing Those Claims

Host Megyn Kelly and Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich blamed only Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz for pushing the claim that Hillary Clinton “was the original ... birther,” but in recent days, several Fox hosts and contributors, including Kelly herself, blamed Clinton and her 2008 presidential campaign for starting rumors that President Obama was not born in America. Fox News also, over the course of several weeks, aired dozens of segments pushing Trump's birther campaign in 2011. From the September 24 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File:

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