(DAILY CALLER) Willie Brown, the former mayor of San Francisco, reported Saturday that President Barack Obama held a semi-secret conference call with the racist preacher Jeremiah Wright and other ministers last weekend to boost African-American turnout. But Obama for America campaign spokeswoman Lis Smith denied it flatly to The Daily Caller on Sunday.

“It is not true,” Smith, the campaign’s rapid-response director, wrote in an email to TheDC.

Brown reported his claim in his San Francisco Chronicle column Saturday evening,

 

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