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AP FACT CHECK: Trump-tweeted ad unfairly blames Democrats


November 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted an ad that blames Democrats for allowing a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally to kill two police officers in Northern California in 2014 in methamphetamine-fueled attacks. Luis Bracamontes was sentenced to death.

The ad shows video of Bracamontes saying in court that he wished he had killed more police officers, one of his many outbursts before the judge.

The ad links Bracamontes' crimes to a large caravan of Central American migrants moving through Mexico and suggests that Democrats will allow other criminals in the U.S.

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