President Trump’s reelection campaign abruptly removed a TV commercial that potentially violated federal laws prohibiting active members of the military from engaging in a political act.
The ad highlights the president’s first 100 days in office, declaring the time as a complete success and paving the way to making America great again.
The area of concern is the part of the ad showing President Trump shaking hands with his national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, a lieutenant general still serving in the U.S. Army. McMaster is wearing his uniform in the clip.
According to the left-leaning website, The Daily Beast, the ad violated the law and defies the letter of Defense Department rules.
The campaign’s YouTube account has since uploaded a new version of the ad that excludes the clip of McMaster. The ad will run on TV in various markets. The adspend is reportedly $1.5M.
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