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10 most aired political ads, fact-checked
In this 30-second ad from Priorities USA, a super PAC backing Clinton, a 17-year-old disabled cancer survivor says he doesn’t want a president who would make fun of him.
It includes a clip of Trump flailing his arms and saying in an agitated voice, "Ahh, I don’t know what I said! Ah, I don’t remember!"
The ad’s charge is accurate. Trump was imitating New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who has arthrogryposis, a congenital condition which limits the movement of his joints.
After inciting outrage from disability advocates, Trump admitted to imitating Kovaleski, but denied knowing about his disability or remembering the reporter at all. But that flies in the face of what Trump said about Kovaleski at the very same rally: "a nice reporter" and a "poor guy" who "you gotta see."READ MORE