Donald Trump is already taking the credit for getting Barack Obama to go public with his birth certificate ... saying, "I'm very proud of myself" ... but adds, "We have to see if it's real."
Moments ago, Trump said, "Today I'm very proud of myself, because I've accomplished something that nobody else has been able to accomplish."
Trump added, "I want to look at it, but I hope it's true, so that we can get on to much more important matters ... he should have done it a long time ago."
He continued, "I am really honored, frankly, to have played such a big role in hopefully, hopefully getting rid of this issue."
As for the actual document, Trump added, "We have to look at it, we have to see ... is it real? Is it proper? What's on it? But I hope it checks out beautifully."
Trump Questions Obama Birth Certificate
4/27/2011 6:48 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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