reelection campaign has sent a cease-and-desist letter to TV stations that air an ad critical of the way the president has handled the crisis.
The ad, “Exponential Threat,” features audio clips of Trump downplaying the virus at different moments while the onscreen graphic shows the rising number of cases.
“This is their new hoax,” Trump can be heard saying in the ad, which was funded by Priorities USA, a pro-Joe Biden PAC.
That quote came from a where the president also said “Now the Democrats are politicizing the coronavirus” before describing various Democratic “hoaxes” and assuring the crowd that “our country is doing so great.”
Other Trump quotes that appear in the ad: “We have