NEW DNC AD IN PENNSYLVANIA: ‘Deserves’

29 Oct

The DNC War Room released a new television ad today, “Deserves,” that highlights who Trump really is: someone with a long record of lying, cheating, and stealing his way through life and whose failed leadership has plunged Pennsylvania into crisis.

“Pennsylvanians know we can’t afford four more years of Donald Trump,” said DNC Chair Tom Perez. “His failures have sparked one crisis after another, costing Pennsylvanians their health, lives, and livelihoods. Working families deserve competent, unifying leadership in the White House. That’s why voters across the state are making a plan to vote and casting their ballots to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.”

The ad is airing this week in the Philadelphia media market as part of a six-figure buy.

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NEW DNC AD IN FLORIDA: ‘Deserves’

29 Oct

The DNC War Room released a new television ad today, “Deserves,” that highlights who Trump really is: someone with a long record of lying, cheating, and stealing his way through life and whose failed leadership has plunged Florida into crisis.

“Floridians know we can’t afford four more years of Donald Trump,” said DNC Chair Tom Perez. “His failures have sparked one crisis after another, costing Floridians their health, lives, and livelihoods. Working families deserve competent, unifying leadership in the White House. That’s why voters across the state are making a plan to vote and casting their ballots to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.”

The ad is airing this week in the Miami media market as part of a six-figure buy.

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Ahead of Pence Rally, DNC Launches Digital GOTV Ads

28 Oct

Ahead of Mike Pence’s Flint rally, the Democratic National Committee is launching digital ads targeting Flint and Detroit voters encouraging them to get out the vote. In the ads, local elected officials, community leaders, and everyday Michiganders encourage voters to make a plan to vote at IWillVote.com/MI, vote either early in-person or by taking their ballot to a drop box, and make their voices heard. The new ads come less than a week from Election Day and as over 3 million Michiganders have requested absentee ballots.

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From Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lavora Barnes: “Voting in Michigan is easier and more accessible than ever before and Michigan Democrats are letting every voter know. To do that, we’re reaching voters by phone, on the doors, and online to encourage them to vote early in-person or drop their ballot at the nearest drop box to make their voices heard this November and support Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Gary Peters, and Democrats up and down the ballot. This election is the most important of our lifetimes and we can’t afford to sit on the sidelines.”

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NEW DNC AD: ‘Deserves’

28 Oct

The DNC War Room released a new television ad today, “Deserves,” that highlights who Trump really is: someone with a long record of lying, cheating, and stealing his way through life and whose failed leadership has plunged America into crisis.

“Donald Trump has lied, cheated, and ripped people off throughout his life and his presidency,” said DNC War Room Senior Spokesperson and Advisor Lily Adams. “Trump’s failures have created crisis after crisis for families across the country. Now, with over 225,000 Americans dead, tens of millions out of work, and coronavirus cases again surging across the country, voters know they can’t afford four more years of Trump.”

“Deserves” will air on television in battleground states and on cable in Washington, D.C. It is the 16th ad the DNC War Room has released since June to hold Trump accountable for his failed record.

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Ahead of Trump Visit, DNC Blankets Local AZ & NV Newspapers with Digital Ad Campaign Highlighting Trump’s Failed COVID Response

28 Oct

As coronavirus cases continue to spike in Arizona and Nevada, new ad campaign will reach voters in areas surrounding Trump’s events and direct them to a DNC spot calling out his ineffective leadership 

Ahead of Donald Trump’s visit today to Goodyear and Bullhead City, Arizona, across the border from Nevada, the Democratic National Committee launched a new daylong digital advertising campaign blanketing the home pages of three local newspapers in Arizona and Nevada, highlighting to voters Trump’s failed pandemic response.

The new ad campaign will take over the homepage of the West Valley View for 24 hours, reaching voters in the Goodyear, Arizona area where Trump is set to hold a rally today. The campaign will also run prominent banner ads utilizing the primary ad space on the websites of the Mohave Valley Daily News and Laughlin Nevada Times, the two papers reaching voters in the area surrounding Bullhead City, Arizona and Laughlin, Nevada where Trump will be flying in for an event.

These ads will direct voters to the DNC’s spot, “Had Enough?,” which contrasts Trump’s claim that his administration has done a “great job” responding to the pandemic with the reality of his failed response, which has led to more than 7,600 deaths across Arizona and Nevada, another wave of spiking coronavirus cases, and hundreds of thousands of workers out of jobs.

“Donald Trump’s last-ditch efforts to distract from his ineffective leadership won’t fool voters across Arizona and Nevada because they’ve been suffering the consequences of his incompetence for four years,” said DNC Chair Tom Perez. “Since Arizona and Nevada families won’t hear the truth from Trump, we’re making sure they know the facts about his failed record: hundreds of thousands of workers out of jobs, spiking coronavirus cases, and people scared that Trump will take away their health care coverage in the middle of a pandemic. Arizonans and Nevadans of every political persuasion are fed up with Trump’s failure to lead and they will hold him accountable by making him a one-term president.”

Ahead of Trump’s visit, the Arizona Democratic Party and Nevada State Democratic Party also held a joint press call featuring local Arizonans and Nevadans sharing their personal stories about how Trump’s failed pandemic response and attacks on health care have hurt them.

WATCH THE AD HERE:

Images of the homepage takeover ads in the West Valley View are below:

Images of the banner ads in the Mohave Valley Daily News and Laughlin Times are below:

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White House Boasts That Trump Ended COVID-19 As It Surges Faster Than Ever Before

28 Oct

Yesterday, the White House claimed that Trump ended the pandemic, which couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, the coronavirus is surging across the country at the fastest rate since the pandemic began. Instead of taking action to contain its spread, Trump continues to pretend it’s not happening as he puts more Americans at risk.

The White House boasted yesterday that the Trump administration ended the pandemic — that couldn’t be further from the truth.

The Daily Beast: “The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy claimed ‘ending the COVID-19 pandemic’ and ‘understanding our planet’ as two of the Trump administration’s first term accomplishments in a statement released Tuesday.”

New York Times: “U.S. reports more than 500,000 cases in a week, a record, as the Trump administration says it ended the pandemic.”

The coronavirus is spreading at the fastest rate since the pandemic began and new cases are rising in almost every state.

NBC News: “Covid-19 infections are spreading across the United States at the fastest rate since the start of the pandemic, the latest NBC News figures showed Tuesday.”

BuzzFeed News: “What’s more, unlike the spikes in the US in the spring and summer, which hit hardest in the Northeast and the Sun Belt, respectively, the current surge is happening nationwide: COVID-19 cases are currently rising in almost every state.”

Trump continues to hold crowded rallies and downplay the coronavirus in states that just set new records in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths.

CNN: “President Donald Trump’s final sprint to shore up states he won four years ago led him Tuesday into the epicenter of America’s quickening viral surge in Wisconsin, as the state’s record single day spikes in Covid-19 cases and deaths crystalized his administration’s failures that could end his political career.”

CNBC: “Health care workers in Michigan criticize Trump’s rally amid record Covid cases”

3News Now: “Nebraska health officials are reporting the highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations since the start of the pandemic.

Trump is closing his campaign by trying to pretend that the pandemic isn’t happening as he puts more American lives at risk, including his supporters.

Washington Post: “At this point, nearly 70,000 people in the United States are testing positive for the novel coronavirus every day. More than 800 people are dying. This is, in short, one of the most dangerous times for the country over the course of the year’s pandemic. And, increasingly, President Trump is hinging his campaign on his supporters ignoring the swelling crisis.… Trump’s reelection bid also hinges, though, on having his supporters ignore the crisis quite literally. His campaign is centralized on large outdoor events, populated by fans who often ignore mandates to wear masks and invariably ignore social distancing concerns.”

Omaha World-Herald: “Hundreds of people who attended President Donald Trump’s Eppley Airfield rally Tuesday evening in Omaha spent up to three hours in freezing temperatures waiting for buses to take them back to their cars. Several people who were waiting required medical attention, based on reporting at the scene and local emergency scanner traffic.”

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Trump Lies That The Coronavirus Is ‘Fake News’ As Cases, Hospitalizations, And Deaths Soar

27 Oct

Trump has given up on fighting the pandemic and is trying to pretend that the coronavirus does not exist. Trump’s failed response has led to a third wave with cases hitting new record highs, and hospitalizations and deaths on the rise — now he’s doubling down on his lies and looking to make the crisis even worse.

Trump’s closing message on the coronavirus is to pretend it does not exist in a continuation of his failed pandemic response.

Politico: “With one week left in the election, President Donald Trump is perfecting his closing argument about the pandemic gripping much of the nation: Don’t worry about it. In rally after rally, tweet after tweet, Trump is encouraging his supporters and everyone else to stop talking about the coronavirus. His key message: It’s not that big of a deal, vaccines are on the way and if people get sick, most of them will survive it just as Trump and his family did.”

Trump is falsely declaring the coronavirus is “ending” even as it surges at an exponential rate in states across the country.

Washington Post: “President Trump falsely declares coronavirus is ‘ending’ as virus rates spike and financial markets dip”

CNN: “The US is close to having ‘exponential spread’ in some areas, and the hardest part may still be ahead, former FDA official says”

Trump is claiming that the surge in the coronavirus is a “Fake News Media Conspiracy” as hospitalizations in nearly every region are increasing.

CNBC: “Trump claims the worsening U.S. coronavirus outbreak is a ‘Fake News Media Conspiracy’ even as hospitalizations rise”

BuzzFeed News: “As the US death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 225,000 people, President Donald Trump, down in the polls and lacking a coherent message as Election Day looms, has taken to calling COVID-19 a ‘Fake News Media Conspiracy’ even as cases and hospitalizations surge around the US.”

Washington Post: “Hospitals in nearly every region report a flood of covid-19 patients”

Deaths per day are on the rise again and the coronavirus is hitting the most vulnerable populations despite Trump’s efforts to downplay the virus.

Associated Press: “Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in practically every state, despite assurances from President Donald Trump over the weekend that ‘we’re rounding the turn, we’re doing great.’”

Bloomberg: “Record U.S. Covid-19 Surge Reaches America’s Oldest Populations”

Trump continues to lie that new spikes are a result of increased testing even though cases are increasing at a faster rate than tests.

Vox: “Trump wants you to believe coronavirus cases are “up because we TEST.” He’s wrong.”

CNN: “The spike in US coronavirus cases is not being caused by an increase in testing. The number of confirmed new cases is increasing at a faster rate than the number of new tests.”

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As Trump Heads to Michigan, DNC Launches Digital Ads Highlighting Trump Failure on COVID

27 Oct

Ahead of Trump’s event in Michigan today, the Democratic National Committee is launching Google display ads reaching voters in Lansing to remind them about Trump’s failed response to the coronavirus.

The ads will reach voters in and surrounding Trump’s events in Lansing with the message “This Administration Failed Us,” and will direct individuals to the DNC’s ad “Infecting Us,” which highlights how Trump is holding dangerous campaign rallies that threaten to worsen the spread of coronavirus.

Ahead of the visit, Michigan Democrats held a press call with Senator Debbie Stabenow, former Governor James Blanchard, Lansing Mayor Andy Schor and Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lavora Barnes to highlight the administration’s failures on COVID-19, especially as cases across the country continue to spike.

Michigan reported 3,881 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing their total to 161,907 positive cases. 7,211 Michiganders have died from the pandemic.

“The reality of Trump’s record in Michigan is unavoidable: spiking COVID cases, manufacturing jobs decimated in a reckless trade war, and now, even during a pandemic, he is continuing to attack Michiganders’ health care and protections for people with preexisting conditions,” said DNC Chair Tom Perez. “Nothing Trump will say today changes the fact that Michiganders are sick and tired of his incompetence that is threatening their lives and livelihoods. And that’s why Michiganders are holding Trump accountable by making their plan to participate in this election and voting him out of office.”

Images of the ads are below:

 

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Trump’s Failed Job Promises Mount

27 Oct

Trump has repeatedly promised to bring back factories, boost job growth, and deliver a manufacturing renaissance — he failed. 

Trump failed to bring back factories or create jobs, despite his promises of an American manufacturing renaissance.

New York Times: “Trump’s Manufacturing Promises Disappoint as Economy Sours”

New York Times: “Foxconn’s failure to create the kind of factory powerhouse that Mr. Trump described demonstrates how the president’s promise of an American manufacturing renaissance has not always resulted in the pledged jobs or economic investment.”

Washington Post: “Trump advertised Carrier’s Dec. 1, 2016, announcement that it would preserve about 800 jobs in Indianapolis as a decisive break from decades of U.S. executives capitalizing on lower labor costs overseas at the expense of blue-collar workers at home. Four years later, it has proved to be nothing of the sort.”

Wages and job growth lagged across the Rust Belt under Trump’s watch, even before the pandemic hit.

Reuters: “The Rust Belt boom that wasn’t: Heartland job growth lagged under Trump”

Reuters: “Through the first three years of the Trump administration the county lost jobs, and brought in slightly less in wages in the first three months of 2020 than in the first three months of 2017 as Trump was taking over. And that was before the pandemic and the associated recession. With the U.S. election just a week away, recently released government data and new analysis show just how little progress Trump made in changing the trajectory of the Rust Belt region that propelled his improbable rise to the White House.”

USA Today: “In fact, the Mahoning Valley has fewer manufacturing jobs today than when Trump made his comments, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Manufacturing in the Youngstown/Warren/Boardman area is at its worst level since the Great Recession… Of course, the coronavirus pandemic has hammered the economy in 2020, sending millions to the unemployment line. But manufacturing was still hovering around Great Recession levels in the Valley even before the pandemic.”

U.S. manufacturing has been hit especially hard by Trump’s failed trade deal with China, which has left exports far behind pre-trade war levels.

Wall Street Journal: “China Is Far Behind on U.S. Purchases Under Trade Deal”

Peterson Institute For International Economics: “Trump’s complaints about China’s imports historically focused on manufacturing, which makes up 70 percent of goods covered by the purchase commitments… Overall, US exports of manufactured products to China have done poorly in 2020. Through September, exports remained 17 percent lower than pre-trade war levels. And relative to the purchase commitments, manufacturing was only at 56 percent of its seasonally adjusted target for 2020.”

Alliance For American Manufacturing President: “It was just a mistake to have accepted a half-baked trade deal that undermines his own strategy and goals in the long run… The challenge from a manufacturing perspective is none of that is going to remove the most anti-competitive practices, which are the subsidies. In many ways, that opportunity was foreclosed.”

Trump has not offered a detailed economic plan or said how he would fix his broken promises in a second term.

Axios: “President Trump has not laid out an economic agenda for his second term, despite the election being just eight days away.”

KUDLOW: “I don’t see any reason why we have to put out a detailed plan.”

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As Trump Heads to Nebraska, DNC Launches Digital Ads Highlighting Trump Failure on COVID

27 Oct

Ahead of Donald Trump’s event in Nebraska today, the Democratic National Committee is launching Google display ads reaching voters in Omaha to remind them about Trump’s failed response to the coronavirus.

The ads will reach voters in and surrounding Trump’s events in Omaha with the message “This Administration Failed Us,” and will direct individuals to the DNC’s ad “Had Enough,” which highlights how Trump’s failure on coronavirus has cost American jobs and lives.

Ahead of the visit, Nebraska Dems are holding a press call with a local doctor to discuss how Trump’s failed coronavirus response has hurt Nebraskans, and how his attacks on health care are particularly devastating during a pandemic.

“The reality of Trump’s record in Nebraska is unavoidable: spiking COVID cases, manufacturing jobs decimated in a reckless trade war, and now, even during a pandemic, he is continuing to attack Nebraskan’s health care and protections for people with preexisting conditions,” said DNC Chair Tom Perez. “Nothing Trump will say today changes the fact that Nebraskans are sick and tired of his incompetence threatening their lives and livelihoods. And that’s why Nebraskans are holding Trump accountable by making their plan to participate in this election and voting him out of office.”

Images of the ads are below:

 

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