Clinton slams Trump on Twitter for expressing 'zero regret' for birther lies

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Hillary Clinton lambasted Donald Trump on Twitter on Friday for "years of pushing a racist conspiracy" against President Barack Obama.

After years of insisting otherwise, the GOP nominee acknowledged on Friday that the president was, in fact, born in the United States. Clinton said, however, that his admission was a "disgrace" as he expressed "zero regret."

@HillaryClinton: Expressing zero regret for years of pushing a racist conspiracy theory, Trump again appointed himself judge & jury on @POTUS's citizenship.

The Democratic presidential nominee said Trump has tried to "deflect blame" and compared his behavior to that of a child.

@HillaryClinton: When Trump tries to deflect blame for denying that @POTUS was born in America, he is lying. http://bit.ly/1Vbp2LJ

@HillaryClinton: Again, Trump turns his faults on others. Psychologists call it "projecting." Kids call it "I'm rubber, you're glue."

Clinton tweeted that Trump cannot undo years of trying to undermine Obama, the first African-American president of the United States.

@HillaryClinton: Trump has spent years peddling a racist conspiracy aimed at undermining the first African American president. He can't just take it back.

In Quinnipiac University's most recent poll, Clinton beats Trump by 47 points among nonwhite voters.

Clinton emphasized that Trump's role in broadcasting his birtherism is "what turned Trump from an ordinary reality TV star into a political figure."

@HillaryClinton: Trump's birtherism stems from the same innate beliefs that led to discriminating against black tenants early in his career. Can't be undone.

Clinton concluded her tweet storm by calling on Trump to apologize to Obama and the American people.

@HillaryClinton: What Trump should do: for once in his life, own up to his mistakes. Apologize to the President, and to the American people.

Trump's campaign did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

— CNBC's Jacob Pramuk contributed to this report.