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How the Trump Campaign Used Facebook Ads to Amplify His ‘Invasion’ Claim

Aug 05, 2019 - The New York Times

Some of President Trump’s re-election ads have repeated his inflammatory claims about an “invasion” on the southern border — language that is under scrutiny after the El Paso shooting.

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s re-election campaign has harnessed Facebook advertising to push the idea of an “invasion” at the southern border, amplifying the fear-inducing language about immigrants that he has also voiced at campaign rallies and on Twitter.

Since January, Mr. Trump’...