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TV networks drop 'racist' ad

Nov 07, 2018 - Australian Financial Review

Washington | NBC, Fox News and Facebook pulled an ad by President Donald Trump's campaign that critics had labelled racist as a bitter election fight for control of the US Congress headed for an unpredictable finish.

The 30-second ad, which was sponsored by Mr Trump's 2020 re-election campaign and which had its debut online last week, featured courtroom video of an illegal immigrant from Mexico convicted in the 2014 killings of two police officers, juxtaposed with scenes of migrants headed...