A top White House aide defended an online ad by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign saying Democrats are culpable for murder if they refuse to support the administration’s immigration proposals.
The campaign released the ad as the government shutdown began on Saturday. Touting Trump’s immigration policies ― including construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border ― the video says “Democrats who stand in our way will be complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants.”
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Funding for the wall and the status of more than 700,000 undocumented people brought to the U.S. as children have been key sticking points in negotiations that stalled and led to the shutdown.
Marc Short, the White House’s legislative affairs director, first tried to distance the White House from the
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