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Networks pull Trump ad on migrants — even Fox News

President Trump’s favorite cable news network has pulled his campaign ad that depicts a Central American migrant caravan making its way to the U.S. border with Mexico as made up of criminals and accuses Democrats of inviting murderers into the country.

“Upon further review, Fox News pulled the ad yesterday and it will not appear on either Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network,” Marianne Gambelli, president of ad sales, told CNN in a statement.

The move comes one day after NBC faced a backlash from viewers after it aired the controversial ad during Sunday night’s NFL game between the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers.

“After further review we recognize the insensitive nature of the ad and have decided to cease airing it across our properties as soon as possible,” NBC said in a statement.

For its part, CNN labeled the ad “racist,” and refused to air it even in shortened form.

“CNN has made it abundantly clear in its editorial coverage that this ad is racist,” a spokesperson for the network said in a statement. “When presented with an opportunity to be paid to take a version of this ad, we declined.”

Asked Monday by reporters why he had approved an ad that many people criticized as offensive, Trump turned the question back on the media.

“Well, a lot of things are offensive. Your questions are offensive a lot of times, so, you know,” Trump said. Read more

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Networks pull Trump ad on migrants — even Fox News

President Trump’s favorite cable news network has pulled his campaign ad that depicts a Central American migrant caravan making its way to the U.S. border with Mexico as made up of criminals and accuses Democrats of inviting murderers into the country.

Networks pull Trump ad on migrants — even Fox News

President Trump’s favorite cable news network has pulled his campaign ad that depicts a Central American migrant caravan making its way to the U.S. border with Mexico as made up of criminals and accuses Democrats of inviting murderers into the country.