Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign has released its first television spot, identifying Trump’s “enemies” as Democrats and the mainstream press.
“The ad’s release comes amid intense criticism of Trump’s response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a planned rally by white supremacists led to violence that killed a counter-protester,” Reuters reports. “Speaking on Saturday from his golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump stopped short of calling the demonstrators ‘white supremacists’ and instead criticized groups on ‘many sides.’ Even members of his own party said he had failed to adequately condemn those behind the violence.”
The Reuters report adds: “The new advertisement uses the same video clips, still images and font as one released earlier this year by America First Policies, a political group that is able to secretly raise and spend unlimited sums of money. Trump’s campaign and America First Policies are prohibited by law from coordinating with each other.”
Here’s the new ad …