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NBC pulls Trump's anti-immigration ad after SNF airing

NBC pulls Trump's anti-immigration ad after SNF airing

After CNN, NBC News, Fox News and Facebook either refused to run or stopped running a racist ad funded by his 2020 reelection campaign, President Donald Trump was dismissive Monday.

Trump's reelection campaign didn't immediately respond to an email seeking comment. It focused on a criminal illegal immigrant named Luis Bracamontes, who was convicted of killing two California police officers in 2014. It then tries to paint the caravan of Central American refugees with a broad brush, suggesting that they too may be cop killers like Bacamontes, despite no evidence suggesting such.

"Upon further review, Fox News pulled the ad yesterday and it will not appear on either Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network", said ad sales president Marianne Gambelli in a statement to reporters issued shortly after NBC made a similar announcement.

The Daily Beast reports the company said in a statement, "This ad violates Facebook's advertising policy against sensational content so we are rejecting it".

The ad compares his behavior to members of the caravan, which mostly comprises adults and children who plan to legally seek asylum at ports of entry into the U.S. The video then urges viewers to "vote Republican" before a voiceover from Trump says he approves the message.

Both NBC and Fox News joined CNN in refusing to run a Trump controversial campaign advertisement.




This tweet was in response to a tweet by the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., in which he accused the network of "only run [ning] fake news" and not talking about "real threats that don't suit their agenda".

NBC, which had aired the ad during "Sunday Night Football", was the first to announce it would no longer be airing it-and after that, Fox News made the same announcement.

Bracamontes last entered the country in the early 2000s, when George W. Bush was president, according to the Washington Post.

"So @nbc and @Comcast aired that racist Trump caravan commercial during the football game".

Fox News said it would also stop playing the ad.