Trump sparks outrage with ‘racist’ immigration ad ahead of midterm elections

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"Who else would Democrats let in?" is superimposed over images of Bracamontes, who is now on death row at San Quentin for the 2014 slayings of Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Sheriff's Detective Michael Davis Jr.

Demonizing members of the migrant caravan seeking refuge in the US from Central American violence has become a thrust of Trump's midterm campaigning.

"Illegal immigrant, Luis Bracamontes, killed our people!", the video states, adding, "Democrats let him into our country ..."

The new video blames Democrats for letting Bracamontes into the USA and allowing the undocumented immigrant to stay in the country.

Bush also was commander in chief when Bracamontes slipped back into the U.S. a short time later and when he got married on February 28, 2002, the paper reported.

The new Trump ad is, inevitably, being compared to the notorious 1988 "Willie Horton" ad released by a PAC that supported the presidential campaign of then-candidate George H.W. Bush.

The video tweeted by Trump did not immediately appear to be running on television - it has a runtime longer than most TV ads - although it received extensive coverage on cable news networks.

The expletive-filled video was immediately denounced by some Democrats and Republicans alike as racist.

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Trump told The Washington Times in an interview published Friday that he didn't view it as a "Willie Horton ad at all".

The Daily Beast reported that Bracamontes was deported to Mexico in 1997 under the Democratic administration of Bill Clinton.

As of Friday morning, it had received 3.94 million views in a little more than 24 hours and was the pinned tweet atop Mr Trump's profile, meaning it was the first thing any visitor to his Twitter page would see. As Massachusetts governor, Dukakis supported the furlough program.

Despite being morally apprehensible, Kim also admits the ad's strategy was "incredibly effective", and until this day "sets the bar for racial cuing". Thirty years later, critics say Trump is hoping the same sort of propaganda will work for him, although his approach is clearly not much better.

It wasn't just liberals who took issue with this latest "fake news" attack by the President.

"It's a naked appeal to fear and hate, and it is racist", Lemon said during CNN Tonight.

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