(Daily Caller) George Zimmerman’s defense team released a statement Friday shortly after President Obama’s remarks in a press conference.

“Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago,” Obama said, and urged the nation to have a conversation about race.

“To focus on this one line misses the nuances of the President’s message,” reads the statement which was posted at the defense team’s website GZLegalcase.com.

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