(OPINION) ETH – Former President Barack Obama has laughed off rumors that the US government has a secret stash of aliens and their spacecraft — while conceding that there really are UFO sightings that the government can’t explain.

“When it comes to aliens, there are some things I just can’t tell you on air,” the 44th commander-in-chief teased James Corden in a video chat on “The Late Late Show” aired early Tuesday. “Look, the truth is that when I came into office I asked,” Obama told the British comedian with a laugh.

“I was like, ‘All right, is there the lab somewhere where we’re keeping the alien specimens and spaceships?’ “They did a little bit of research …. and the answer was ‘No,’” he deadpanned to laughter. “But what is true — and I’m actually being serious here — is that there’s footage and records of objects in the skies that we don’t know exactly what they are,” he said of growing reports of unidentified flying objects.


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“We can’t explain how they moved, their trajectory … they did not have an easily explainable pattern,” he said of growing reports of sights, many recorded by the Navy. “So I think that people still take seriously trying to investigate and figure out what that is. But I have nothing to report to you today,” he said, without elaborating on his own views on what the mysterious objects likely were. FULL STORY

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