January 21 2018 – 11:49AM David Nakamura
Washington: President Donald Trump released a provocative campaign ad on the anniversary of his inauguration, charging Democrats with being “complicit” in killings by immigrants who are in the country illegally.
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The 30-second online spot posted to YouTube came on the first day of a partial federal government shutdown caused in part by Congress’ disagreement over immigration policy.
Demonstrators hold illuminated signs during a rally supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or the Dream Act, outside the US Capitol building in Washington, DC on Thursday. Photo: AP
It focuses on an undocumented immigrant, Luis Bracamontes, charged in the 2014 killings of two police officers in Sacramento, California. The man’s