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False Debate Claims Put in Ads
An ad from a super PAC supporting Jeb Bush features footage of Bush at the debate saying: “Two months ago, Donald Trump said that ISIS was not our fight.” That’s a cherry-picked quote. In his fuller comments, Trump argued the U.S. should sit out the fight with the Islamic State group, or ISIS, in Syria, but in the same interview, Trump made it clear he thought the U.S. ought to combat ISIS in Iraq...READ MORE