A Republican group against Donald Trump is declaring how the previous president stacks as much as dictators in a brand new advert.
The Republican Accountability Venture’s “Dictator Donald” spot, which comes weeks after Trump stated he’d act like a dictator on “Day 1” of a brand new administration, sounds the alarm on the previous president’s 2024 marketing campaign.
“He brought about an rebellion on the Capitol and, sorry to destroy your Christmas, however he’s working once more,” stated the advert’s narrator, who declares that Trump is “brazenly working as a wannabe dictator.”
The advert goes on to show a Reality Social put up from the previous president who, in December 2022, known as for the “termination” of articles of the Structure.
“Trump stated he would terminate the Structure so he might be president once more,” the advert’s narrator stated.
“Have you learnt who additionally did that? Mussolini, Chávez, Pinochet — all of them shelved their Constitutions to centralize energy.”
The advert later states that Trump plans to “purge tens of hundreds of civil servants” from the federal government to exchange them together with his loyalists if he’s elected to a different time period.
“Authoritarian Viktor Orbán used the identical tactic to dismantle Hungary’s democracy,” added the narrator earlier than noting Trump’s “very actual” probabilities to win the 2024 election.
“The alarm goes off, everybody must get up. We now have a alternative between defending our democracy or letting Trump destroy it.”
The Republican Accountability Venture stated it plans to run the advert nationally by way of CNN and MSNBC.
The spot, a part of a six-figure advert marketing campaign, is ready to run in a variety of swing states — Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — on the Hallmark Channel and through TBS’s marathon of “A Christmas Story” over the vacations.
The group appears to be like to run the advert beginning Friday and thru subsequent week.