Donald Trump spent a lot of time raising doubts over President Obama's birth certificate in 2011. He finally admitted Obama was born in the U.S. on Sept. 16, but falsely accused Hillary Clinton's campaign of starting the rumor. (Peter Stevenson/The Washington Post)

Donald Trump held a press conference Friday in Washington, D.C., in which he addressed his previous questions about whether the American-born president of the United States was actually born in the United States.

Below, we annotate his comments in their entirety. (Click on the yellow highlights to see the annotations.)

"Hillary Clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy. I finished it. I finished it. You know what I mean. President Barack Obama was born in the United States, period."