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Sara Gideon, a Democrat running to plunge, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, released a campaign ad this week in which they appeared, to hide the fact that your jacket came from a competitor, the state’s fifth largest employer.
Gideon, who posted the video on Twitter on Wednesday, wearing a purple coat from Patagonia — a competitor, the Maine-based L. L. Bean. The Washington Examiner reported that, when the same video appeared in Facebook ads on Thursday, the Patagonia logo seems to have been removed.
“Chip in now to help us to go on this momentum, we can beat Susan Collins, and selects a senator who puts Maine first,” Gideon says in the ad. Your campaign has not commented on the apparently altered videos.
THE RIVAL OF MAINE’S COLLINS TO THE PROBE OVER APPROVED FOR CAMPAIGN FINANCE VIOLATIONS, STATE GOP SAYS
Gideon, the current speaker of the Maine house of representatives, is the most prominent candidate of your party is seeking the nomination for the election in 2020, was supported by the democratic Senate campaign Committee.
Although she quickly picked up more than $1 million could be a way in only six days of the announcement, the logo censor, to offend, to avoid the fans of L. L. Bean.
President Trump has publicly recognized the company’s co-owner, Linda bean to donate after a boycott over its decision to establish a PAC supportive of him. Bean responded by blasting, the boycott as “un-American”.
“Many thanks to Linda Bean, L. L. Bean for their great support and courage,” Trump tweeted in January 2017. “The people will support you even more now. L. L. Bean To Buy. @LBPerfectMaine.”
L. L. BEAN CO-OWNER: BOYCOTT of TRUMP’s SUPPORT IS BULLYING
The company said previously that it is not “supporting political candidates, points of view on political issues, or political contributions.” “Simply put, we stay out of politics,” a message from the Executive Chairman Shawn Gorman read.
Gideon also has a control face and admitted campaign Finance violations. The Democrat allegedly electoral law hurt with a corporate to reimburse funded state political action committee, their own political contributions to Federal candidates, according to the Washington Free Beacon.
The Maine Republican party called for a probe into the issue. “She is to blame for the wrong advice, and all these other things, but she’s since been in office since 2012, and has negotiated and worked on the campaign Finance bills on the state level,” Maine Republican party Executive Director Jason Savage reportedly said.
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Gideon also has the support of two major pro-choice organizations NARAL Pro-Choice America and EMILY’s List to confirm — and targeted Collins about their choice of Supreme Court, judge Brett Kavanaugh received.
“After decades in DC, Susan Collins stands with corporate interests, with over a million dollars from drug companies and insurance companies and the vote, Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme court reads,” a post on your site.
Fox News’ Luke Mikelonis contributed to this report.