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Drug and human smuggling. Home invasions. Murder. We're outmanned. Of all the illegals in America more than half come through Arizona. Have we got the right plan? Plan's perfect. You bring troops, state, county and local law enforcement together. And complete the danged fence. It'll work this time. Senator, you're one of us. I'm John McCain and I approve this message.

Ann Kirkpatrick, John McCain's rival for the Arizona Senate seat, posted this ad -- from his 2010 campaign -- on her own Senate YouTube channel. When the McCain campaign complained, her campaign took down the video. However, she posted a new ad which also uses footage from the 2010 campaign ad by McCain, this time interspersed with clips of Trump talking about immigration. The new ad repeats the line about the “dang fence” and quotes Trump talking about the wall he wants to build between the U.S. and Mexico. The Political TV Ad Archive blogged about the controversy here; and The Hill reported about it here.

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