If you look at the demographics of the growth of the Hispanic population, no party is going to win unless if they are consigned to a very small percentage of that vote. Drug and human smuggling. Home invasions. Murder. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And complete the danged fence. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. Would you want him to retract those statements he made, specifically about undocumented Mexican immigrants? When he called them rapists and criminals. Would you want him to retract those statements? Oh I don't know. And if all those people would get behind the Republican candidate I think we could win this election. Despite the alienation frankly of the Hisp of a lot of the Hispanic voters. Senator, you're one of us one of us. You're one of us one of us. I'm Ann Kirkpatrick and I approved this message
Ann Kirkpatrick, John McCain's rival for the Arizona Senate seat, posted this ad after taking down another she posted to her YouTube channel -- a video of a 2010 McCain ad, in its entirety. The new ad also uses footage from the 2010 campaign ad, but this time interspersed with clips of Trump talking about immigration. The Political TV Ad Archive blogged about the controversy here; and The Hill reported about it here.
The Political TV Ad Archive collected and, using innovative open source technology, tracked airings of political ads in key markets the 2016 election cycle.
The collection also linked ads to fact-checks by national fact-checking organizations. In addition to tracking airings across key primary states, the collection includes ads that may air elsewhere or exclusively on social media.
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