The wheels seem to have come off Donald Trump's campaign for president this week.

First President Barack Obama released his long form birth certificate proving irrefutably he is indeed a United States citizen - thus demolishing Trump's signature campaign issue as the most famous so-called birther in the nation.

Then selective service records released on Friday revealed that Trump dodged the Vietnam War due to a medical deferment, and not because of a high draft number as he has claimed.

Records indicate that Trump was actually granted a series of student deferments before graduating from college, and ultimately he was deemed physically unacceptable for military service after he graduated.


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The paperwork baldly contradicts what Trump has publicly stated in recent days.

"I actually got lucky because I had a very high draft number. I'll never forget, that was an amazing period of time in my life," Trump said in a TV interview as recently as Tuesday.

"I was going to the Wharton School of Finance, and I was watching as they did the draft numbers and I got a very, very high number and those numbers never got up to," said Trump, neglecting to use the word "deferment."

After the dramatic revelation Trump could not be reached for comment.

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