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Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam has attacked his Republican opponent, Ed Gillespie, for using “fearmongering” in his ads that target Northam’s immigration policies, despite using his own tough rhetoric on illegal immigration in his past political campaigns.
Northam recently accused Gillespie—whose ads have suggested the current lieutenant governor’s previously accepting position on sanctuary cities could contribute to the violent criminal gang MS-13’s recruitment numbers in northern Virginia—of making “false” and “despicable” attacks.
But Northam himself has a history of using tough rhetoric against illegal immigrants during political campaigns, National Review reported.
Back in 2007, Northam ran for a seat in the Virginia state Senate, which he won, and campaigned for
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