The democratic congressional candidate Dan Helmer, compared President Trump to Osama bin Laden in a recent campaign ad.
The White house on Thursday blasted Loading a democratic congressional candidate over an ad comparing President Trump to Usama bin Laden.
Deputy spokesman Raj Shah told Fox News to denounce the ad “reprehensible,” asks House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the “vile” message.
The display was of the Virginia democratic house candidate Dan Helmer.
No one, not even the President is above the law. We need to elect leaders who will stand up to him and fight for our progressive values. #VA10 pic.twitter.com/YpUe0NvwT6
Dan Helmer (@HelmerVA10) 30. May 2018
“After 9/11, the greatest threat to our democracy lived in a cave. Today, he lives in the White house,” Helmer, which is a challenge, the established GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock, says in the ad. In the video, a picture of Osama bin Laden displayed on the screen before the camera pans to the White house, and Trump.
THE CANDIDATE TRUMP COMPARES TO BIN LADEN IN NEW CAMPAIGN AD
“No one, not even the President is above the law,” he continues.
On his campaign website, Mr Helmer says he and his wife “were shocked by the 2016 elections, and alarmed by the measures of this government and of the Congress.”
Comstock, meanwhile, named Helmers ad “outrageous,” the reason Helmer to the fire again to Comstock.
“It is an outrageous and offensive thing to say, and beyond the pale. In Congress, we have stood with President trump, to strengthen to a cross-party basis, our military, the defeat of ISIS and the fight of the terrorism, and the world safer….” CNN: https://t.co/G4BN4dvvpI #VA10 pic.twitter.com/ZL0XMX4SqJ
— Barbara Comstock (@Barbara ComStock) May 31, 2018
Our response to attack by @Barbara Comstock. https://t.co/t2C8jOuhdd pic.twitter.com/AVslRgCcEw
Dan Helmer (@HelmerVA10) May 31, 2018
Helmer says he is “different” and “non-politicians” in the place again ad earlier this month that showed him buying a gun at a gun show without verifying that a complete background. Federal background checks are required in order for someone to purchase a gun from a federal firearms dealers; private sales not subjected to background checks.
Serafin Gomez is a White House Producer for FOX News Channel, which is also in the election of 2016 as a special events & politics producer and former special correspondent for Fox News Latino. Fin formerly worked as the Miami Bureau Producer for Fox News Channel, where he covered Florida politics & Latin America. Follow him on Twitter: @Finnygo