Trump Re-Election Campaign Features Anti-Immigrant, Racist Message in New Ad

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The new ad, tweeted Friday by Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, warns viewers of the caravan of Central American migrants and features convicted criminal Luis Bracamontes.

The president's re-election campaign is out with a new ad that borrows liberally from an expletive-filled, anti-immigration video that was denounced as racist.

The new ad, tweeted Friday by Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, warns ominously that a caravan of migrants that has been traveling toward the U.S. could be filled with "dangerous illegal criminals." It also includes footage of Luis Bracamontes, a twice-deported immigrant from Mexico who was sentenced to death in California for killing two police officers.

"America cannot allow this invasion," the narrator says.

Bracamontes was also featured in an ad President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that was widely seen as reminiscent of the infamous and racist 1988 "Willie Horton" ad used against Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.

Parscale says the new ad will start running nationally Friday night.