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President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign issued a cease-and-desist letter to television stations that aired an alleged “patently false, misleading, and deceptive” campaign advertisement by a political action committee.
Some of the remarks included Trump downplaying the seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak.
Trump’s comments depicted in the video were previously discovered to be misleading.

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President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign issued a cease-and-desist letter to television stations that aired an alleged “patently false, misleading, and deceptive” campaign advertisement by a political action committee.

A video created by Priorities USA Action Fund (PUSA), a PAC which has supported Democratic presidential candidates, showed a fluid chart of coronavirus cases while unflattering comments previously made by Trump were played in the background.

Some of the remarks included Trump downplaying the seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak.

“PUSA stitched together fragments from multiple speeches by President Trump to fraudulently and maliciously imply that President Trump called the coronavirus outbreak a ‘hoax,'” the letter said, adding that Trump was “abundantly clear” in referring to the “Democrat’s politicization of the coronavirus outbreak” when making the description.

“Because PUSA’s ad’s central point is deliberately false and misleading, your station has an obligation to cease and desist from airing it …read more


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