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Real estate mogul Donald Trump says he's received a lot of positive responses to his $5M offer to President Barack Obama.

The Donald said he'd contribute $5 million to a charity of Obama's choice if the President released his college and passport records.

"Nobody knows what's going on in respect to the President. There is a tremendous amount of people who want to see what's going on," Trump told Good Day NY co-host Rosanna Scotto at an event promoting his new international real estate venture.

Trump made the announcement Wednesday in a video posted to his Twitter account. He called Obama "the least transparent president in the history of this country," and said the deal would end voters' questions.

A transcript of the statement was posted to Trump's Facebook page.

"This all goes back to when we were growing up in Kenya," joked President Obama when he was asked to react to the offer on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Trump has endorsed Republican Mitt Romney in the presidential race. Trump drew broad publicity last year for questioning whether Obama was born in the U.S. and eligible to be president, forcing Obama to release his long-form birth certificate.

In the video, Trump said he was proud to have pushed Obama to release the birth certificate or quote - "whatever it may be."

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