Trump TV Ad Attacks Democrats, Media As 'The President's Enemies'


The Trump administration lacks a major legislative achievement almost seven months into his presidency, however, despite Republican control of both chambers of Congress.

In addition to the campaign ad, Trump's team has stepped up the number of emails encouraging supporters to stand with the president.

The 30-second spot, produced six months into Trump's term, targets Democrats and the news media, and touts what the campaign says are successes that the president has managed to achieve, including a low unemployment rates and record stock-market closes.

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It comes as Trump faces a widespread backlash for not denouncing white supremacists by name for their role in Saturday's violence in Charlottesville.

The ad, a 30-second spot that seemed squarely aimed at Trump's shrinking base, shows Democrats like Senators Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren, followed by an array of media figures, as a narrator intones: "Democrats obstructing. Career politicians standing in the way of success".

The ad includes a montage of television hosts, including Joe Scarborough, Rachel Maddow and Brian Williams of MSNBC, and Anderson Cooper and Don Lemon of CNN, among others. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md.