Trump fans fresh controversy with first TV campaign ad

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, pictured on January 2, 2016, unveiled a TV ad spotlighting his call for a ban on Muslims entering the United StatesRepublican frontrunner Donald Trump on Monday unveiled his first TV ad of the presidential election campaign, fanning fresh controversy by incorporating footage of migrants fleeing Morocco into a Spanish enclave. The 30-second ad will be broadcast in Iowa and New Hampshire from Tuesday, costing $2 million a week ahead of the state’s first-in-the-nation voting contests, his campaign said. The commercial spotlights his call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States, pledge to crush the so-called Islamic State extremist group and promise to end illegal immigration from Mexico.

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